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20 july 2016

"Why do banks have no fear of competition?"

Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani was asked to publish her viewpoint in the newspaper "Les Echos" on Monday 18 July. She mentioned competition between French banks but also their position in international competition. She also highlighted their perpetual adaptability and innovation.

12 july 2016
Brassac Philippe

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.

12 july 2016

ECOFIN council’s conclusions on “Basel IV”: The French Banking Federation (FBF) welcomes the heightened awareness of the European authorities and their desire to avoid a negative impact on the European economy

The conclusions reached today by the EU’s Economics and Finance Ministers regarding the Basel committee’s current work send out a clear signal and are a major step towards protecting the financing of the European economy.

11 july 2016

[Video] : How useful CIBs are ?

How useful CIBs are? This is the question that we asked five major economic players in France and abroad: ShowroomPrivé, Engie, Axéréal, Airbus and the Ile-de-France Region

06 july 2016

2016 Paris Europlace Forum: The French Banking Federation (FBF) welcomes the French government’s exceptional support for the Paris Financial Marketplace

The banking profession applauds the measures announced at the Paris Europlace conference by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Ile-de-France region President Valérie Pécresse and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo to promote the attractiveness of the Paris Financial Marketplace, innovation, growth and employment.



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]