Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani attended the Summer School organized by Labex ReFi and New York Stony Brook University on 8 and 9 September 2016, whose main theme was the comparison between American and European financial regulations. She spoke about "Global Banking and Local Regulations"
Appointment of Philippe Brassac, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA, as Chairman of the FBF for a period of one year. He succeeds Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale.
Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani was asked to publish her viewpoint in the newspaper "Les Echos" on Monday 18 July. She mentioned competition between French banks but also their position in international competition. She also highlighted their perpetual adaptability and innovation.
Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani took part in the Rencontres d'Aix in July 2016 at session 10 on the role of finance: Weapon of mass destruction or military arm of the States? As CEO of the FBF, she spoke specifically about French and European banks.
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 latest ECB data once again put France in the lead in the eurozone for the growth of corporate loans: they increased by +4% year-on-year for France, compared to +0.8% for the eurozone overall at end-November 2015.
The British Bankers' Association and the Fédération Bancaire Française are both members of the Anglo-French Committee, a forum established to engender a dialogue on issues of common interest between the City of London and Paris Europlace.
The banking sector has undergone considerable adjustments in recent years with banks facing tougher regulatory requirements, growing competition, the development of new technology - in particular online banking, changes in customer relations, etc.
The French Banking Federation (FBF) would like to see France, during its Presidency of the Council of the European Union, improve banking and financial integration while encouraging growth and employment in Europe.
The French bankers of the French Banking Federation (FBF) are convinced that developing efficient and integrated financial markets and a dynamic and competitive environment for banking services will be beneficial to consumers, financial institutions and Europe.