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11 august 2016

French Banking Sector : key figures

A summary of the main indicators for the French banking sector

04 august 2016
2016 stress tests

"The French banks are strengthening their solidity"

For Frédéric Oudéa, Chairman of the FBF, the stress tests confirm the solidity of France’s banking system.

29 july 2016

Publication of 2016 stress tests by the European Banking Authority: the solidity of French banks and the relevance of the their universal banking model confirmed once again

French banks have once again passed the stress tests conducted by the European Banking Authority (EBA).

03 august 2016
Brassac Philippe

Bank lending to French firms tops 900 billion euros

Business loans outstanding cleared the 900 billion euro mark to stand at 901 billion euros at end-June. Business loans grew 5% year on year. These figures put France in the lead in the eurozone (up 1.2% at end-May).

12 july 2016

Philippe Brassac to succeed Frédéric Oudéa as Chairman of the FBF

The Executive Committee of the French Banking Federation (FBF) has appointed Philippe Brassac, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA, as Chairman of the FBF for a period of one year beginning on 1 September 2016, in accordance with the by-laws of the professional association. He will take over from Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale.



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]