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BaFin attaches considerable importance to IT technologies such as cloud computing. This article explains which requirements under supervisory and regulatory law must be observed in this area and which steps BaFin has taken to specify these requirements.

BaFin attaches considerable importance to IT technologies such as cloud computing. This article explains which requirements under supervisory and regulatory law must be observed in this area and which steps BaFin has taken to specify these requirements.

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Date: 26.04.2018 - Topic Market manipulation ASMALLWORLD AG (ISIN: CH0404880129): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares

According to information available to the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für FinanzdienstleistungsaufsichtBaFin), buy recommendations are currently being issued for shares in ASMALLWORLD AG (ISIN: CH0404880129) via e-mail market letters. More: ASMALLWORLD AG (ISIN: CH0404880129): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares …

Date: 05.04.2018 - Topic Consumer protection Speculative products: ESMA agrees product intervention measures

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed product intervention measures on binary options and on the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs). More: Speculative products: ESMA agrees product intervention measures …

Date: 28.03.2018 Initial Coin Offerings: BaFin publishes advisory letter on the classification of tokens as financial instruments

For some time now, BaFin has been receiving an increasing number of queries enquiring whether tokens and virtual currencies (referred to as ”tokens“) marketed to investors in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered to be financial instruments. More: Initial Coin Offerings: BaFin publishes advisory letter on the classification of tokens as financial instruments …

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Date: 18.05.2018 - Topic Measures Oyak Anker Bank GmbH: BaFin lifts lending prohibition

Due to the fact that the institution now complies with the requirements of the four-eye principle, BaFin fully lifted the lending prohibition of 2 January 2018 on 16 May 2018. More: Oyak Anker Bank GmbH: BaFin lifts lending prohibition …

Date: 03.05.2018 - Topic Company takeovers Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Deutsche Cannabis AG

On 27 November 2017, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a disciplinary fine amounting to 2,500 euros against Deutsche Cannabis AG. More: Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Deutsche Cannabis AG …

Date: 26.04.2018 - Topic Measures HSH Nordbank AG: BaFin imposes administrative fine

On 23 March 2018, BaFin imposed an administrative fine amounting to 94,000 euros against HSH Nordbank AG. More: HSH Nordbank AG: BaFin imposes administrative fine …

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