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Cloud com­put­ing

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: 13.06.2018 BaFin issues warning against e-mails allegedly from a "Mr Deggy Rudolf"

Unknown persons are currently sending e-mails with a fake BaFin ID under the name "Deggy Rudolf" together with a letter of final warning in English allegedly signed by BaFin Chief Executive Director Elisabeth Roegele. More: BaFin issues warning against e-mails allegedly from a "Mr Deggy Rudolf" …

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 …

Measures

Date: 04.06.2018 - Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft

On 10 April 2017, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a further disciplinary fine amounting to 625 euros against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft. More: Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft …

Date: 04.06.2018 - Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft

On 6 September 2016, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a disciplinary fine amounting to 2,500 euros against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft. More: Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus Aktiengesellschaft …

Date: 04.06.2018 - Topic Measures Mars One Ventures AG: BaFin imposes coercive fines

On 24 May 2018 BaFin imposed coercive fines in the amount of EUR 172,500 on Mars One Ventures AG. More: Mars One Ventures AG: BaFin imposes coercive fines …

Su­per­vi­so­ry mea­sures

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Are you having problems with a bank or an insurance company? Find out more about how to complain and the points of contact.

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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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