"For the banking industry, 2015 was marked by several major trends: the growing importance of digital technologies, confirmation of the banking sector's role with respect to major societal issues such as energy transition, and considerable regulatory pressure."
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 are fully engaged in the fight against global warming. At a press conference this morning, Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, Chief Executive Officer of the French Banking Federation (FBF) presented the range of initiatives being undertaken by the banking sector in France, in the run up to the United Nations Conference of the Parties on climate change - COP 21.
Frédéric Oudéa, chairman of the French Banking Federation (FBF), the members of the Executive Committee and Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani, chief executive officer of the FBF, meet three European commissioners today to discuss issues related to the funding of the economy and fostering growth in Europe, as well as the banking sectors regulatory agenda.
Frédéric Oudéa, Chairman of the French Banking Federation (FBF), accompanied by FBF Executive Committee members and the chief executive officer of the FBF, today met in Brussels with the European commissioners Valdis Dombrovskis (Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue), Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President for Economic and Monetary Affairs) and Jonathan Hill (Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union).
The French Banking Federation hosted a round table discussion on the challenges and opportunities for financing energy efficiency in Europe organised by the European Covered Bond Council and the European Mortgage Federation.