Initial Coin Offerings (refer to: Initial coin offerings)
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Ini­tial coin of­fer­ings

For some time now, BaFin has been receiving an increasing number of queries enquiring whether tokens marketed in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered to be financial instruments. It has now published an advisory letter on the subject, with the aim of informing affected …

For some time now, BaFin has been receiving an increasing number of queries enquiring whether tokens marketed in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered to be financial instruments. It has now published an advisory letter on the subject, with the aim of informing affected market participants about the applicable legal requirements.

Produktfreigabeverfahren (refer to: Product approval process: Requirements for product manufacturers and distributors)
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Prod­uct ap­proval pro­cess: Re­quire­ments for prod­uct man­u­fac­tur­ers and dis­trib­u­tors

The product approval was created in order to improve protection for consumers when buying insurance products. The requirements apply to the development and distribution of new insurance products as well as to material adjustments to existing products.

The product approval was created in order to improve protection for consumers when buying insurance products. The requirements apply to the development and distribution of new insurance products as well as to material adjustments to existing products.

Internes Kontrollsystem (refer to: Internal control system: BaFin market survey of banks and savings banks)
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In­ter­nal con­trol sys­tem: BaFin mar­ket sur­vey of banks and sav­ings banks

The article presents the results of a market survey in which BaFin put a spotlight on the structures and systems of the internal control system (ICS) of banks and savings banks. These are systems designed to ensure that institutions can identify and remedy violations of …

The article presents the results of a market survey in which BaFin put a spotlight on the structures and systems of the internal control system (ICS) of banks and savings banks. These are systems designed to ensure that institutions can identify and remedy violations of supervisory provisions at an early stage.

Run-Off (refer to: Run-off: Protecting life insurance customers)
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Run-off: Pro­tect­ing life in­sur­ance cus­tomers

The subject of run-off has become increasingly relevant in recent months and has been the focus of broad public discussion. The article addresses the subject from BaFin's point of view and explains why the protection of customers is guaranteed.

The subject of run-off has become increasingly relevant in recent months and has been the focus of broad public discussion. The article addresses the subject from BaFin's point of view and explains why the protection of customers is guaranteed.

ESFS: Statement by Felix Hufeld (refer to: ESFS: Statement by Felix Hufeld)
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ES­FS: State­ment by Fe­lix Hufeld

Felix Hufeld, President of the BaFin, provided a statement at the Public Hearing “Review of the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS)” at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels.

Felix Hufeld, President of the BaFin, provided a statement at the Public Hearing “Review of the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS)” at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels.

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