COVID-19: BANKS COMMITTED TO SUPPORT BUSINESSES AND HOUSEHOLDS
[THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED ON 26 June 2020]
The European banking sector is fully committed to helping the European businesses and households navigate through the major but temporary difficulties posed by the global COVID-19 pandemic. This web page brings together actions by the EBF, national banking associations that are a member of the EBF and official institutional announcements.
Any business in need of support is advised to directly contact their bank and to discuss options. The EBF believes that solidarity among EU member states is essential for effective mitigation of the economic impact.
21 June: Unicredit CEO and EBF President Jean Pierre Mustier calls for clarity on banks’ dividend prospects – Reuters click here
28 May: Covid-19: Banks acting responsibly as part of society, EBF tells EC Roundtable click here
15 May: Banks commit to supporting communities, businesses in Covid-19 era – EBF Board Communiqué May 2020: click here
6 May: EBF request for regulatory adjustments related to covid-19 impact click here
6 May: Annex to letter EBF regulatory to let liquidity flow to the economy click here
20 April: EBF letter to EBA Chair Campa – Follow-up to EBF call for European measures to face COVID-19 outbreak click here
30 March: EBF President and Unicredit CEO Jean Pierre Mustier interview on suspended dividend distributions with Bloomberg of 30 March: click here
27 March: EBF acknowledges ECB recommendation on dividend distributions: click here
16 March: CNBC interview with EBF CEO Wim Mijs: click here
12 March: EBF response to the ECB and EBA decisions: click here
11 March: EBF letter to the European Central Bank, European Commission and European Banking Authority: click here
COVID-19 INFO WEBSITES – NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATIONS
The EBF is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from 45 countries. The EBF is committed to a thriving European economy that is underpinned by a stable, secure and inclusive financial ecosystem, and to a flourishing society where financing is available to fund the dreams of citizens, businesses and innovators everywhere.
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