Initial Coin Offerings (refer to: Initial coin offerings: High risks for consumers)
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Ini­tial coin of­fer­ings: High risks for con­sumers

The acquisition of cryptocurrency coins as part of initial coin offerings (ICOs) may result in substantial risks for investors. This article describes the relevant legal background, explains the risks of ICOs and contains important information for consumers.

The acquisition of cryptocurrency coins as part of initial coin offerings (ICOs) may result in substantial risks for investors. This article describes the relevant legal background, explains the risks of ICOs and contains important information for consumers.

Brexit (refer to: Brexit)
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Brex­it

As Brexit looms, many banks are thinking of establishing new subsidiaries in the remaining member states of the EU or of moving business to existing subsidiary institutions, many of them in Germany. In an interview, Chief Executive Director Raimund Röseler explains how BaFin is …

As Brexit looms, many banks are thinking of establishing new subsidiaries in the remaining member states of the EU or of moving business to existing subsidiary institutions, many of them in Germany. In an interview, Chief Executive Director Raimund Röseler explains how BaFin is addressing the issue.

Mittelstandsanleihen (refer to: Mittelstand bonds)
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Mit­tel­stand bonds

The article is intended for consumers who are contemplating investing in Mittelstand bonds. It explains the characteristics, risks and opportunities of this asset class and gives potential investors valuable tips.

The article is intended for consumers who are contemplating investing in Mittelstand bonds. It explains the characteristics, risks and opportunities of this asset class and gives potential investors valuable tips.

Zahlungskontendienste (refer to: Payment account services)
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Pay­ment ac­count ser­vices

New rules aimed at improving the transparency and comparability of payment account fees are expected to become effective in the summer of 2018. Payment service providers will then have to use a range of predefined terms and give consumers standardised information, allowing them …

New rules aimed at improving the transparency and comparability of payment account fees are expected to become effective in the summer of 2018. Payment service providers will then have to use a range of predefined terms and give consumers standardised information, allowing them to quickly identify which providers offer which services and at what price.

ORSA (refer to: ORSA Reports)
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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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