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Date: 24.09.2018 | Topic Unauthorised business ISC Bank is not a German bank

ISC Bank (registered office: unknown) is an undertaking that operates the website www.iscbank.de.

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Date: 07.08.2018 | Topic Unauthorised business Online trading platforms: BaFin warns against unlicensed providers

BaFin warns against entering into transactions, particularly involving CFDs (contracts for difference), binary options and so-called forex-trading, via online trading platforms operated by unlicensed providers.

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Date: 26.07.2018 Chief Executive Director Elisabeth Roegele becomes Deputy President of BaFin

With effect from 1 August, Chief Executive Director Elisabeth Roegele will take on the role of Deputy President of BaFin. President Felix Hufeld presented Roegele with the letter of appointment from the Federal Ministry of Finance a short time ago.

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Date: 18.07.2018 | Topic Unauthorised business Zurich Private Capital Group is an unauthorized institution

“Zurich Private Capital Group” with alleged business adresses in Frankfurt am Main and Hong Kong and contact adresses in London, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, Mahe (Seychelles) and Mumbai offers services regarding “Savings, Investments, Capital Management” over the internet (zurichprivatecapital.com).

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Measures

Date: 24.09.2018 | Topic Measures Deutsche Bank AG: BaFin orders measures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing

On 21 September 2018, in order to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, BaFin ordered that Deutsche Bank AG take appropriate internal safeguards and comply with general due diligence obligations. The issued order is based on section 51 (2) sentence 1 of the German Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz – GwG).

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Date: 24.09.2018 | Topic Measures United Power Technology AG: BaFin threatens coercive fines

On 17 September 2018 BaFin ordered United Power Technology AG to comply with the financial reporting requirements pursuant to sections 114 et seq. of the Securities Trading Act (WertpapierhandelsgesetzWpHG) and threatened coercive fines in the amount of EUR 110.000.

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Date: 20.09.2018 | Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Snowbird AG

On 29 May 2018, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a disciplinary fine amounting to 2.500 euros against Snowbird AG.

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Date: 20.09.2018 | Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Snowbird AG

On 3 May 2018, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a disciplinary fine amounting to 2.500 euros against Snowbird AG.

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New documents

BaFin­Per­spec­tives Is­sue 1 | 2018

Supervision and Regulation in the Age of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence / Distributed Ledger Technology: Blockchain as a Basis for Information Security / Blockchain Technology – Thoughts on Regulation / Digitalisation and Information Security in the Financial and Insurance Sectors as a Focus of Regulatory Requirements

An­nu­al Re­port 2017

BaFin Annual Report 2017

Topic FintechsStudy: "Big Da­ta meets ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence"

Big Data meets artificial intelligence

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