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February 08, 2018

Berlin Group publishes Version 1.0 of the NextGenPSD2 Framework

Today, the Berlin Group has published Version 1.0 of the NextGenPSD2 Access to Accounts (XS2A) Framework that enables Third Party Providers (TPPs) to access bank accounts under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Version 1.0 integrates extensive public market consultation feedback and is based on the European Commission adopted European Banking Authority (EBA) Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for Strong Customer Authentication and Common and Secure Open Standards of Communication.

December 07, 2017

German Banking Industry Committee: Agreement on Basel IV must not be detrimental to Europe's economy

The Basel Committee has reached agreement on the Basel IV package following lengthy and difficult negotiations. It should be acknowledged that Germany's negotiators, in particular, fought long and hard against a compromise that would adversely affect European banks. However, now that a quantitative lower limit (output floor) of 72.5 percent has been set for methods of calculating capital requirements that are based on internal models, the Basel Committee is not fulfilling the objective that it set itself for Europe of not allowing the capital requirements to rise significantly.

October 11, 2017

German Banking Industry Committee rejects current EU Commission proposals to create a uniform European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS)

The European Commission's discussion paper published today on the completion of the Banking Union with a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) represents only marginal progress, according to the German Banking Industry Committee. In the opinion of the German banks and savings banks, the approach to the design of EDIS in the form of the two phases of so-named reinsurance and co-insurance, which is only slightly modified compared with the original proposals in November 2015, is not convincing.


BVR - 06.05.2014 12:00:00

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