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Date: 14.11.2018 | Topic Market manipulation United Battery Metals Corp. (ISIN: CA9095801028): 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 United Battery Metals Corp. (ISIN: CA9095801028) on a large scale via e-mail newsletters.

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Date: 23.10.2018 | Topic Market manipulation Biovolt AG (ISIN: CH0328339665): 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 Biovolt AG (ISIN: CH0328339665).

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Date: 16.10.2018 | Topic Risk management MaRisk: BaFin publishes English translation

The amended version of the Minimum Requirements for Risk Management (Mindestanforderungen an das Risikomanagement - MaRisk) is now also available in English. BaFin has published the translation on its website.

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Date: 25.09.2018 | Topic Unauthorised business FXC Markets, Berlin: risk of confusion with the authorised company FXCM

A company called FXC Markets, which allegedly has its registered office in Berlin, claims that it has been authorised by BaFin, although this is not the case. FXC Markets uses the company details of FXCM (Forex Capital Markets Limited, Nürnberger Str. 13, 10789 Berlin, www.fxcm.de), giving the false impression that it is linked to FXCM.

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Measures

Date: 20.11.2018 | Topic Measures Gigaset AG: BaFin imposes administrative fine

On 24 October 2018, BaFin imposed administrative fines amounting to 135,000 euros against Gigaset AG.

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Date: 09.11.2018 | Topic Unauthorised business Finatex Ltd.: BaFin orders the cessation of cross-border proprietary trading

In a notice dated 2 October 2018, BaFin ordered Finatex Ltd., United Kingdom, to cease cross-border proprietary trading immediately.

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Date: 01.11.2018 | Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Deutsche Cannabis AG

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

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Date: 01.11.2018 | Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Deutsche Cannabis AG

On 3 August 2018, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a disciplinary fine amounting to 2.500 euros against Deutsche Cannabis 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