Bank risks (refer to: Bank risks)

Bank risks

At a public event held jointly back in May, BaFin and the Deutsche Bundesbank gave details on the 2016 supervisory review and evaluation process, or SREP.



Date: 15.07.2016 Annual Report 2015

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority`s (BaFin) annual report 2015 is published in English. More: Annual Report 2015 …

Date: 05.07.2016 - Topic BaFin BaFin establishes a reporting platform for whistleblowers

With effect from 2 July 2016, BaFin has established a central contact point for so-called "whistleblowers". Whistleblowers may use this contact to report violations of supervisory provisions. Anonymity of whistleblowers will be a top priority for BaFin. More: BaFin establishes a reporting platform for whistleblowers …

Date: 30.06.2016 - Topic Solvency IMF publishes stress test results for German life insurers

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) examined the German financial sector from November 2015 to March 2016 as part of its Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), which also included stress tests of the German life insurance sector. The results published yesterday by the IMF show that the majority of German life insurers will meet the solvency capital requirement (SCR) under Solvency II even in the event of a severe shock. More: IMF publishes stress test results for German life insurers …

Date: 30.06.2016 - Topic FinTech BaFin-Tech 2016: supervisory authority in dialogue with fintech companies

"Fintech companies increase the diversity of the financial sector": this statement from the opening speech of BaFin President Felix Hufeld received much approval at the BaFin-Tech conference on 28 June 2016. More: BaFin-Tech 2016: supervisory authority in dialogue with fintech companies …


An­nu­al Re­port 2015

BaFin Annual Report 2015



Zeitraum 30.04.2013  Workshop on the High Frequency Trading Act (30.04.2013)

Location: BaFin, Marie-Curie-Straße 24-28, 60439 Frankfurt

The High-frequency Trading Act (Hochfrequenzhandelsgesetz) will enter into force on the day following its promulgation. BaFin invited all interested parties to a workshop to discuss open questions with regard to the Act. The workshop was held – in English – on 30 April 2013 at BaFin’s offices in Frankfurt. More: Workshop on the High Frequency Trading Act (30.04.2013) …

Zeitraum 10.05.2012 10:00 - 18:00  2nd Conference on Islamic Finance

Location: Frankfurt am Main

On 10 May 2012 BaFin held its second conference on Islamic financial services in Frankfurt. The agenda included sharia-compliant capital market products and the opportunities and challenges they present. More: 2nd Conference on Islamic Finance …



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