The Executive committee of the French Banking Federation (FBF) has appointed Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale, as Chairman of the FBF for a period of one year as from 1 September 2015, in accordance with the professional organisation’s articles of association.
On 1 July, the French Banking Federation (FBF) will be present in Frankfurt through its newly opened representative office alongside the European Banking Federation.
French banks are not exposed to Greece: total exposures amount to $1,647 million at the end of 2014 according to the Bank for International Settlements.
Is Europe finally going to give the keys to its financial markets only to the English and American banks in the City of London? This is the very issue at the EU Finance Ministers meeting (Ecofin) tomorrow on June 19 which will discuss the draft regulations on bank structural reform, submitted by the Latvian presidency.
FBF welcomes the Capital Markets Union (CMU) initiative and the new priority to growth and employment. A proper financing of the economy is key to achieve these objectives. As a reminder, financing the economy, especially SME's is the number one strategic priority of French banks.
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