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31 july 2020

Sweeping action by banks to support the recovery of the economy

Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, French banks have rolled out strong measures to support the country’s economy and their clients. Four months on, the statistics bear this out: banks have taken rapid and substantial measures. From 5 August, a seasonal government-backed loan will be proposed to companies operating in the tourism sector The list of sectors concerned can be consulted in the appendix to the amended decree of 23 March 2020 setting out the state-guaranteed loan scheme, publish

31 july 2020

Evaluation on the access by the public to cash: confirmation of very good accessibility

The Banque de France and the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and the Recovery recently updated their report on access by the public to cash in mainland France. This update objectively confirms the excellent accessibility to cash via automated teller machine (ATM) networks and cash withdrawal points.

21 july 2020
Philippe Brassac

Philippe Brassac will succeed Frédéric Oudéa as Chairman of the French Banking Federation effective 1 September 2020

Philippe Brassac, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole S.A., is appointed Chairman of the French Banking Federation (FBF) for a period of one year beginning on 1 September 2020. He succeeds Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale.

03 july 2020
Finance Press Release

A year after its joint declaration on green and sustainable finance, the Paris financial centre takes stock of the latest advances

Paris, 2 July 2020 - One year ago, the primary professional bodies and associations representative of the Paris Financial Centre (ASF-French Association of Financial Companies , AFG–French Asset Management Association, FBF-French Banking Federation, FFA-French Insurance Federation, France Invest- French association of private equity actors, Paris EUROPLACE and Finance for Tomorrow) announced new commitments to combat climate change and to further the goal of a net zero-emissions economy by 205

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.



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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