The FBF has signed, alongside six other professional associations (AFA, AFG, AFIC, ORSE, Paris Europlace SFAF) *, this joint statement, published on the occasion of the Business & Climate Summit, which was held in London on June 28 & 29, 2016
The Chairman of the French Banking Federation Frederic Oudea said that French banks regretfully take note of the decision by the British people to leave the European Union.
The British people have made the democratic choice to leave the European Union. French banks take note of their decision.
For the first time, a joint delegation of the French Banking Federation (FBF) and the Association of German Banks (Bundesverband deutscher Banken) met today with French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts Michel Sapin.
French banks praise the initiative of local governments to promote the Paris Financial Marketplace
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]
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]