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20 may 2016

The European Banking Federation (EBF) Board members affirm commitment to responsible financing

In a press release issued today, the EBF Board expressed its opinion on a range of topics discussed during a meeting chaired by Frederic Oudéa in Amsterdam.

10 may 2016

The European Central Bank (ECB) will end the €500 banknote by 2018

The ECB will end production and issuance of the €500 banknote by 2018. It still remains legal tender and will always retain its value.

04 may 2016
Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani

Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani at the Fintech Summit : « Fintech and banks must work together »

Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, CEO of FBF, attended the Fintech Summit 2016 in Paris, on Wednesday, May 04 2016

25 march 2016
Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani

L'Expansion holds a debate between the FBF and Finance Watch

In a debate for L'Expansion, Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, CEO of the FBF, and Christophe Nijdam, secretary general of Finance Watch, discussed the subject: "Are we heading towards a new banking crisis?". Selected extracts.

23 march 2016
Financing the french economy

2015 Overview / Financing the French economy and SMEs

Funding SMEs is the top strategic priority for the French Banking Federation. French banks finance over one million French SMEs: they represent half of the credits mobilized for corporates.



For regulation balancing stability and economic efficiency 20 april 2016

For regulation balancing stability and economic efficiency

Since 2008, the banking industry has experienced an unprecedented surge in regulation to ensure its stability. Now the priority is to reconcile stronger prudential requirements with financing the economy successfully. With this in mind, the French Banking Federation sets out its six priorities and shares its recommendations.

Memos-Banque-01-EN.pdf [813 ko]

Capital markets union: FBF Position - Conditions and proposals 17 july 2015

Capital markets union: FBF Position - Conditions and proposals

FBF welcomes the Capital Markets Union (CMU) initiative and the new priority to growth and employment. A proper financing of the economy is key to achieve these objectives. As a reminder, financing the economy, especially SME's is the number one strategic priority of French banks.

FBF_plaquette_UMC_15072015_EN.pdf [1371 ko]

The banking sector in 2014 14 april 2015

The banking sector in 2014

The FBF publishes its report on the banking sector in 2014.

Management-report-FBF-2014.pdf [3651 ko]