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Proportional and clear guidelines would ensure citizens’ data protection and foster innovation

The ESBG, together with eight other associations has written to the European Data Protection Board, the European Commission and the European Banking Authority about the EDPB Guidelines 06/2020 on the interplay between the reviewed Payment Services Directive and the General Data Protection Regulator.

ESBG welcomes the financial competence framework by the European Commission and OECD

The European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) applauds and welcomes the ‘Financial competence framework for adults in the European Union’ launched today by the European Commission (EC) and the OECD’s International Network on Financial Education (INFE).

ESBG elects Dominique Goursolle-Nouhaud as new president

The first woman president of the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) is Dominique Goursolle-Nouhaud, president of the National Federation of French Savings Banks.

Joint declaration on remote work and new technologies

The European Banking Social Partners signed a Joint Declaration on Remote Work and New Technologies. The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the constantly increasing use of digitalised systems.

Covid 19 WSBI Statement

We welcome both the decision to update the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) Guidelines and the overarching objectives to increase convergence of practices across the EU and to align with other relevant EBA Guidelines.

Digital platforms serving the agricultural sector

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) programme for financial inclusion, Scale2Save, launched today ‘A case study on digital platforms serving the agricultural sector’, the fifth of its State of the Savings and Retail Banking Sector in Africa research series.

Isidro Fainé re-elected as WSBI president

Isidro Fainé, president of “la Caixa" Banking Foundation, was re-elected as president of the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) at the organisation's 28th General Assembly, held in Paris.

Digitalisation of financial service providers to serve low-income customers

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI)’s programme for financial inclusion, Scale2Save, launched today ‘A case study on connecting with low-income customers through digitalisation’, part of its State of the Savings and Retail Banking Sector in Africa research series.

ECB announces members of Digital Euro Market Advisory Group

We welcome both the decision to update the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) Guidelines and the overarching objectives to increase convergence of practices across the EU and to align with other relevant EBA Guidelines.

The EU Commission’s proposed ‘single-stack’ approach for Basel III finalisation would harm European banks

ESBG also calls for a proportionate implementation of the Basel III framework in the EU banking system to ensure that Europe’s diversified banking sector continues to foster economic growth.