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Sovereign ex­po­sures

How should sovereign exposures in bank balance sheets be treated on a regulatory level? The deadline for the submission of comments in response to a discussion paper on this topic issued by the BCBS expired in March. In an interview, BaFin expert Frank Pierschel describes the …

How should sovereign exposures in bank balance sheets be treated on a regulatory level? The deadline for the submission of comments in response to a discussion paper on this topic issued by the BCBS expired in March. In an interview, BaFin expert Frank Pierschel describes the contents of the discussion paper and clarifies BaFin's position on the matter.

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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 …

Date: 28.02.2018 - Topic Market manipulation Goldex Resources Corp. (ISIN: CA3813663018): 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 Goldex Resources Corp. (ISIN: CA3813663018) via e-mail market letters. More: Goldex Resources Corp. (ISIN: CA3813663018): BaFin warns of buy recommendations for shares …

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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 …

Date: 26.04.2018 - Topic Measures Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Vtion Wireless Technology AG

On 8 November 2017, the Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz – BfJ) imposed a further disciplinary fine amounting to 250,000 euros against Vtion Wireless Technology AG. More: Publication of financial reports: Federal Office of Justice imposes disciplinary fine against Vtion Wireless Technology AG …

Date: 26.04.2018 - Topic Measures Bank of America Corporation: BaFin imposes administrative fine

On 23 April 2018, BaFin imposed an administrative fine amounting to 1.34 million euros against Bank of America Corporation. More: Bank of America Corporation: BaFin imposes administrative fine …

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