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As part of the lessons learned from the financial crisis, Germany has been gradually introducing additional supervisory requirements for institutions posing a potential systemic risk, beginning with the German Ringfencing Act of 2013. The aim is to ensure the stability of the financial system and protect the real economy.

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Date: 09.06.2016 - Topic Own funds General Administrative Act to ensure legal certainty for netting agreements in the scope of German insolvency law

General Administrative Act issued by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für FinanzdienstleistungsaufsichtBaFin) pursuant to section 4a of the WpHG to ensure legal certainty for netting agreements in the scope of German insolvency law More: General Administrative Act to ensure legal certainty for netting agreements in the scope of German insolvency law …

Date: 09.06.2016 - Topic Market manipulation, Consumer protection Fenghua SoleTech AG (ISIN: DE000A13SX89): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares

According to information available to the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin), buy recommendations are currently being issued for shares in Fenghua SoleTech AG (ISIN: DE000A13SX89) via unsolicited phone calls (cold calling). More: Fenghua SoleTech AG (ISIN: DE000A13SX89): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares …

Date: 09.06.2016 - Topic Risk management BaFin issues general administrative act to ensure legal certainty with regard to netting agreements

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für FinanzdienstleistungsaufsichtBaFin) today issued a general administrative act pursuant to section 4a of the German Securities Trading Act (WertpapierhandelsgesetzWpHG) in order to ensure the legal certainty of netting agreements within the scope of German insolvency law, as previously announced. More: BaFin issues general administrative act to ensure legal certainty with regard to netting agreements …

Date: 09.06.2016 - Topic Risk management BaFin announces provision in response to today's decision of Federal Court of Justice on netting

In response to today's decision of the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) (ref. no. IX ZR 314/14) on the validity of the master agreement on financial futures transactions which is customary in the German banking industry, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für FinanzdienstleistungsaufsichtBaFin) will shortly issue a provision. More: BaFin announces provision in response to today's decision of Federal Court of Justice on netting …

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Muster für Ver­dachtsmeldun­gen en­glisch

STOR Formular in englischer Sprache

Topic MVP PortalIn­for­ma­tion sheet on the spe­cialised pro­ce­dure No­ti­fi­ca­tions to the List of Fi­nan­cial In­stru­ments (Art. 4 MAR / Art. 27 Mi­FIR)

To use the electronic specialised procedure, you must register successfully to gain access to the MVP Portal and apply for the respective sub-procedure in order to effect a submission for a selected sub-procedure. The process is explained to you in more detail in the following information sheet.

(valid from 31.05.2016)

Topic MVP Portal In­for­ma­tion sheet on the spe­cialised pro­ce­dure In­sur­ance Su­per­vi­sion - Sol­ven­cy II

Insurance undertakings and authorised service providers who wish to submit notifications to BaFin electronically for the different specialised procedures may do so using the BaFin reporting and publishing platform (Melde- und Veröffentlichungsplattform – MVP Portal).

Topic Anti-money laundering Cir­cu­lar 09/2015 (GW) - FATF Pub­lic State­ment and In­for­ma­tion Re­port

FATF Public Statement regarding Iran, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and other countries; FATF Information Report of 22 October 2015 regarding countries under review

Measures

Events

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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