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The European Federation of Building Societies is an association of credit and other institutions promoting and supporting housing finance. As Europe moves towards political and economic integration, the Federation promotes the idea of home ownership, represents the interests of its members in the European Union, ensures that its members are kept informed about progress in European unification and about the measures taken to this end by bodies of the European Union. Furthermore, the Federation supports and intensifies mutual information and exchange of experiences among its members in the fields of housing finance and housing policy.

Positions of the EFBS

20 October 2023
EBIC calls for the postponement of the Basel III implementation date in the EU

September 2023
EFBS position: European Commission wants to define new resolution framework: EFBS advocates for retaining existing principles

1 March 2023
EFBS position: Feedback from the European Federation of Building Societies on the EBA consultation on draft Guidelines on the overall recovery capacity in recovery planning form

November 2022
EFBS position: EFBS proposal for criteria for green mortgages and green loans

4 July 2022
EFBS position: Implementing the final Basel III reforms in the EU

12 March 2021
EFBS position: EFBS position paper on: ꞌꞌImplementing the final Basel III reforms in the EU”

4 February 2021
EFBS position: Feedback on the discussion paper on management and supervision of ESG risks for credit institutions and investment firms

18 December 2020
EFBS position: Feedback on the delegated act for the Taxonomy Regulation

19 November 2020
EFBS position: Feedback on the roadmap for updating VAT regulations for financial services

25 September 2020
EFBS position: EFBS comments on the ECB guide on climate-related and environmental risks

27 July 2020
EFBS position: Position paper in the context of the Action Plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing

15 July 2020
EFBS position: on the sustainable finance consultation

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