Warnings and recommendations
The German Financial Stability Committee (FSC) agrees with the risk assessment and the conclusions of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) in its warning on vulnerabilities in the European financial system. The ESRB’s warning is also addressed at national authorities with responsibility for financial stability. The Committee supports the ESRB’s call to preserve or further build up micro and …
FSC-recommendation for CCyB
At its meeting on 27 May 2019, the Financial Stability Committee recommended that the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) activate the domestic countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) starting in the third quarter of 2019 and increase it from zero to 0.25 per cent within 12 months.
The Financial Stability Committee approved a recommendation to the German government regarding the creation of national macroprudential instruments for the residential real estate market. They comprise additional intervention rights on the part of the supervisory authority in order to counteract credit-driven overheating on the residential real estate market and potential systemic crises in …