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Stresstest (refer to: EIOPA stress test)
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EIOPA stress test

The first Europe-wide insurance stress test under Solvency II, the new European supervisory regime, is currently being carried out for life insurance undertakings. EIOPA will publish its final report at the end of the year.

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Date: 16.09.2016 - Topic Market manipulation, Consumer protection Easy Technologies Inc. (ISIN: CA27786D1042): 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 Easy Technologies Inc. (ISIN: CA27786D1042) via unsolicited phone calls (cold calling). More: Easy Technologies Inc. (ISIN: CA27786D1042): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares …

Date: 12.09.2016 - Topic Consumer protection Lloyd Financial Service Treuhand (LLFS) is an unauthorized institution

On its website Lloyd Financial Service Treuhand offers “capital preservation and capital management” and claims to take care about 7.000 Investors who are said to have taken investments more than € 1.5 Mrd. in equity funds and bonds. More: Lloyd Financial Service Treuhand (LLFS) is an unauthorized institution …

Date: 31.08.2016 - Topic Authorisation Interpretative decision on the conduct of business in Germany by insurance undertakings situated in a third country

Insurers from countries that are not member states of the European Union or signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area are subject to authorisation and must establish a German branch office if they wish to carry on primary insurance or reinsurance business in Germany. More: Interpretative decision on the conduct of business in Germany by insurance undertakings situated in a third country …

Date: 09.08.2016 - Topic Solvency New Solvency II reporting delivers figures for insurance classes for the first time

BaFin has published its findings from the figures reported for the individual classes of insurance for the first time since the new supervisory regime, Solvency II, entered into force on 1 January 2016. More: New Solvency II reporting delivers figures for insurance classes for the first time …

Measures

Date: 22.09.2016 - Topic Measures Deutsche Cannabis AG: BaFin imposes coercive fines

On 15 September 2016 BaFin imposed coercive fines in the amount of EUR 140,000 on Deutsche Cannabis AG. More: Deutsche Cannabis AG: BaFin imposes coercive fines …

Su­per­vi­so­ry mea­sures

BaFin has extensive powers to put an end to unauthorised banking, insurance or investment business. It can also adopt measures against supervised banks, insurers and investment companies.

Aufsichtliche Maßnahmen (refer to: Supervisory measures)

New documents

Topic Industry figuresStatis­tics from BaFin - Rein­sur­ance un­der­tak­ings 2014/2015

Statistics from BaFin - Reinsurance undertakings 2014/2015

Con­duct of rein­sur­ance busi­ness in Ger­many by in­sur­ance un­der­tak­ings sit­u­at­ed in a third coun­try

Interpretative decision on some aspects regarding the conduct of reinsurance business in Germany by insurance undertakings situated in a third country

Topic Professional suitabilityCheck list of doc­u­ments to be sub­mit­ted (KWG)

Check list of documents to be submitted for notification of an intention to appoint a management board member of an undertaking which is covered by the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz – KWG)

Topic Professional suitabilityCheck list of doc­u­ments to be sub­mit­ted (ZAG)

Check list of documents to be submitted for notification of an intention to appoint a management board member of an undertaking which is covered by the German Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz – ZAG)

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Whistleblower (refer to: For whistleblowers)

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You can search for companies which hold an authorisation, have passed the EU/EEA notification procedure or have established a representative office in Germany. Other databases include information on investment funds, prospectuses filed and more.

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In this section potential applicants find an overview of current vacancies and details on the application process. Please note that most of this information is only published in German. Unsolicited applications that are not related to a particular vacancy may not be accepted.

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MVP Por­tal

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