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OR­SA Re­ports

Solvency II requires that insurance undertakings and groups carry out own risk and solvency assessments (ORSA). BaFin has subjected the ORSA reports to an initial analysis. Overall, the undertakings are making good progress with their ORSA reporting. Nonetheless, the analysis has …

Solvency II requires that insurance undertakings and groups carry out own risk and solvency assessments (ORSA). BaFin has subjected the ORSA reports to an initial analysis. Overall, the undertakings are making good progress with their ORSA reporting. Nonetheless, the analysis has also shed light on a number of shortcomings where further improvement is needed.

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News

Date: 18.10.2017 - Topic Market manipulation Al Hamra Hotels + Resorts Ltd.: 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 Al Hamra Hotels + Resorts Ltd. (ISIN: AU000000AHH3) via unsolicited phone calls (cold calling). More: Al Hamra Hotels + Resorts Ltd.: BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares …

Date: 25.09.2017 - Topic Authorisation requirements GLSSTOCKS has no authorisation pursuant to section 32 of the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz – KWG)

On its website GLSSTOCKS offers customers the opportunity to open an account for trading in foreign currencies and derivatives, i.e. in contracts for difference (CFDs). More: GLSSTOCKS has no authorisation pursuant to section 32 of the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz – KWG) …

Date: 19.09.2017 BaFin has published its Statistics on Reinsurance undertakings 2015/2016

BaFin has published its Statistics on Reinsurance undertakings for 2015/2016. The Statistics contain information on the number of reinsurers authorised in Germany and the economic trends in the reinsurance market. They also include an evaluation of the annual financial statements of 31 reinsurers and one third-country branch. More: BaFin has published its Statistics on Reinsurance undertakings 2015/2016 …

Date: 30.08.2017 Results of the 2017 low-interest-rate survey

The low-interest-rate environment continues to weigh heavily on small and medium-sized credit institutions in Germany. More: Results of the 2017 low-interest-rate survey …

Measures

Date: 18.10.2017 - Topic Measures New-York Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie Aktiengesellschaft: BaFin imposes administrative fine

On 12 October 2017, BaFin imposed an administrative fine amounting to 115,000 euros against New-York Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie Aktiengesellschaft. More: New-York Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie Aktiengesellschaft: BaFin imposes administrative fine …

Date: 29.09.2017 - Topic Measures Electrawinds SE: BaFin imposes coercive fines

On 22 September 2017 BaFin imposed coercive fines in the amount of EUR 230,000 on Electrawinds SE. More: Electrawinds SE: BaFin imposes coercive fines …

Date: 27.09.2017 - Topic Measures SYGNIS AG: BaFin imposes administrative fines

On 18 September 2017, BaFin imposed administrative fines amounting to 235,600 euros against SYGNIS AG. More: SYGNIS AG: BaFin imposes administrative 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 2015/2016

Statistics from BaFin - Reinsurance undertakings 2015/2016

Topic Authorisation requirementsIn­vest­ment ser­vices and ac­tiv­i­ties pass­port no­ti­fi­ca­tion

Investment services and activities passport notification

Topic Authorisation requirementsBranch pass­port no­ti­fi­ca­tion

Branch passport notification

Topic Authorisation requirementsTied agent pass­port no­ti­fi­ca­tion

Tied agent passport notification

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Con­sumers

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

Ansprechpartner für Verbraucher (refer to: Consumers)

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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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MVP Por­tal

This service is intended for those providers who would like to meet BaFin's notification, reporting and transmission requirements on the basis of a simple and secure electronic data exchange system or who are required to use the Reporting and Publishing Platform.

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