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15 may 2020

Extraordinary support for businesses and professionals: €100 billion and more than 500,000 applications for government-backed loans

Banks confirm their support for the economy. The government-backed loan mechanism was launched on 25 March and has been very well received by businesses and professionals. One and a half month later, businesses and professionals whose economic activity has been affected by the coronavirus epidemic and the lockdown period have submitted more than 500,000 applications for close to €100 billion.

15 may 2020

The French Banking Federation publishes The Banking Industry in 2019

The French Banking Federation publishes its annual report "The Banking Industry in 2019", which highlights the actions and great challenges of the industry in 2019”.

20 april 2020
Bercy FAQ

A banking sector that serves the French economy and an active social dialogue, both focused on ensuring employee and customer safety

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, French banks have continued to provide essential services to retail and corporate customers in order to maintain the country's economic activity and meet everyone’s basic needs. They are implementing a series of business support measures approved by the government (loan payment deferrals, review and provision of government-backed loans, etc.), while taking into account both the difficult position some of them are in and risk management requirements.

01 april 2020
Bercy FAQ

Government-backed loans: Detailed Q&A published

Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy and Finance, in conjunction with the French Banking Federation (FBF) and Bpifrance, today announces the publication of a Q&A on the government-backed loan mechanism.

24 march 2020

Bruno Le Maire, Bpifrance and the French Banking Federation (FBF) announce the launch of government-backed loans starting Wednesday

In accordance with the announcement by the President of the Republic on 16 March, all professional networks of banks belonging to the French Banking Federation will launch, in collaboration with Bpifrance, an unprecedented mechanism enabling the French State to guarantee €300 billion in loans. Said loans will serve to meet the cash flow requirements of businesses and professionals impacted by the consequences of the current health crisis.



Developing capital markets in Europe 19 february 2020

Developing capital markets in Europe

Memo n°9 – The French Banking Federation has published a memo on the developing capital markets in Europe.

FBF - Memo 9 - Developing capital markets in Europe.pdf [931 ko]

10 february 2020

The French banking sector - Facts and Figures 2020

Find the main figures of the French banking sector – February 2020.

Facts and Figures 2020.pdf [686 ko]

PSD2 and security issues 20 september 2019

PSD2 and security issues

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

MEMO_08_PSD2.pdf [694 ko]

Employment in banks 16 october 2019

Employment in banks

The French Banking Federation has published a memo on employment in the French banking industry.

MEMO_05_employment in banks October 2019.pdf [910 ko]

The Basel Accords and their Consequences for the Economy 20 april 2018

The Basel Accords and their Consequences for the Economy

The French Banking Federation has published a memo on the Basel Accords and their consequences on financing the economy.

Memo-04-Basel-april2018.pdf [1610 ko]

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