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BaFin is one of the largest financial supervisory authorities in Europe. With its more than 2,600 employees, BaFin takes an industry-appropriate and risk-oriented approach to supervision on the basis of recognised European supervisory standards.

BaFin is a reliable partner in the area of policy formation, supporting the ongoing development of regulation. As an integrated financial supervisor for the banking, securities and insurance sectors, BaFin ensures the stability of the largest financial market in continental Europe. Frankfurt am Main is the heart of this market and is also home to the European Central Bank, the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority.

For­eign com­pa­nies

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