The Swedish Bankers' Association
- We represent the member companies nationally and internationally. We are a member of the European Banking Federation, EBF.
- We work closely with regulators and policymakers in Sweden and Europe.
- We establish join rules in matters of common interest in the Swedish banking industry, such as payment infrastructure and security issues.
- We inform the public about the banking sector.
2 July 2021
Climate roadmap to zero emissions - The banking industry’s framework for climate action
Sweden’s climate goal of net-zero emissions by 2045 entails major demands for change. With this roadmap, the banks wish to be instrumental in ensuring that financing issues will not be an obstacle, but rather a promoter, in reaching the climate goal. The purpose of the roadmap is to supplement the banks’ existing efforts to integrate climate aspects into their business.
17 May 2021
Consultation on a fallback rate for Stibor
This is a consultation on a possible recommendation from the Swedish Bankers’ Association for the design of a fallback solution for Stibor. A fallback here refers to a process defined in financial contracts that stipulates what happens if the reference rate, Stibor, were to be discontinued. The type of fallback described in this consultation is part of an ongoing global effort to strengthen financial contracts and it standardises what happens should the reference rate in contracts be discontinued.
July 9 2020
“This time, banks are part of the solution”
When the Corona pandemic this Spring brought the European economy to a halt, banks emerged as a key partner for governments and regulators across Europe. Swift, coordinated action at a European level opened doors for effective national measures. Led by Wim Mijs, the European Banking Federation played a key role.
April 16 2020
The Swedish Financial Benchmark Facility takes over the calculation and administration of Stibor
On April 20, the Swedish Financial Benchmark Facility, SFBF, will take over the calculation and administration of Stibor.