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21 march 2018
Italian Banking Association

Green Supporting Factor: French and Italian banks call for an acceleration of Sustainable Finance

On the eve of the High-Level Conference on Sustainable Finance, which will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 in Brussels, the French Banking Federation (FBF) and the Italian Banking Association (ABI) express their joint support to the European Commission’s Action Plan and recall their strong commitment to the energy transition. This notably should result in the introduction, in the prudential regulation, of a new innovative tool: the “Green Supporting Factor (GSF)”.

15 march 2018
Bank & Innovation

Publication of "Banks & Innovation" the role of banks in the digital economy

Diversity of invention, speed of diffusion of innovation, shattering of modes of consumption, change in work organisation, the data revolution… the societal changes driven by the digital revolution are many, lasting and far-reaching, and are occurring at an ever-faster pace. French banks are leading the way in digital media. Some 72% of French people believe their banks to be forward-looking, a 10-point increase year-on-year. In French Banking Federation publication “Banks & Innovation”, the

13 march 2018
I invite a banker to my class

Fourth annual "I invite a banker to my class" (J'invite 1 banquier(e) dans ma classe) initiative: a very encouraging independent evaluation

Drawing on the success of previous years’ events and the results of the independent evaluation carried out by Ansa , the French Banking Federation (FBF) is once again organising its “I invite a banker to my class” initiative for year 4 and 5 junior classes. The event is organised thoughout European Money Week , which is taking place from 12 to 16 March 2018.

31 january 2018
Paris Fintech Forum

Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, FBF's CEO, attended yesterday a panel in the "Regulation & Regtech" track at the Paris Fintech Forum, on the theme of the "level playing field" between Finance industry and Fintech

She explained, in particular, that the banking sector is highly regulated and that although some texts - including PSD2 - allow access to the banks' infrastructure, at no time are the conditions for economic access to these infrastructures considered.

22 january 2018
Jean-Laurent Bonnafé et Hans-Walter Peters

Joint FBF-BdB declaration on the 55th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty

The Franco-German Treaty of Friendship (also known as the Elysée Treaty) was signed on 22 January 1963 and is an outstanding political achievement. After centuries of “hereditary enmity” and numerous costly wars between France and Germany, the treaty finally laid the cornerstone for close Franco-German cooperation.



How to successfully finance the energy transition 21 march 2018

How to successfully finance the energy transition

Mémo Banque n°3 - Concrete proposals from the French Banking Federation for successfully funding the energy transition

Memo-3_Financement-transition-energetique-EN-mars2018.pdf [709 ko]

French banking sector 19 march 2018

French banking sector

Banking is one France's strengths, a competitive advantage for the country and the financing of its economy.

A_propos_Industrie_bancaire-march2018_eng.pdf [662 ko]

The French banking sector - Facts and Figures 19 march 2018

The French banking sector - Facts and Figures

Find the main figures of the French banking sector - december 2017.

Fact-and-figures-march2018.pdf [682 ko]

Sale of financial products: The Impact of MIFID II 12 february 2018

Sale of financial products: The Impact of MIFID II

The financial instruments markets directive, strengthens protections for consumers who seek advice on suscribing to financial products

A_propos-MIF2_ENG_12022018.pdf [726 ko]

PSD2 and security issues 20 december 2017

PSD2 and security issues

Memo n° 8 - The French Banking Federation has published a memo on the Payment Services Directive PSD2 and the issues of security for customer data and payment systems.

Memo-8-DSP2-EN.pdf [753 ko]

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