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  1. Legal news
    29 August 2019
    German ministries propose to transfer financial investment brokerage supervision to BaFin
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/german-ministries-propose-to-transfer-financial-investment-brokerage-supervision-to-bafin

    The plan issued by the Ministries of Finance, Economy and Justice proposes the of supervision for financial investment brokerage transfer to BaFin . While introducing a new umbrella category, substantial changes to ...

  2. Legal news
    01 April 2020
    COVID-19: German Regulator BaFin uses “Full supervisory flexibility”
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-german-regulator-bafin-uses-full-supervisory-flexibility

    The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) set up an emergency Website informing financial institutions, regulated entities and the public on all ...

  3. Legal news
    30 January 2020
    Implementation of the fifth money laundering directive in Germany: increased penalty in the course of the transparency register
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/implementation-of-the-fifth-money-laundering-directive-in-germany

    At the beginning of the year, the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (“AMLD5”) was implemented in Germany. Thereby, the German Money Laundering Act was subjected to an extensive reform, in regards to penalty infringements ...

  4. Legal news
    01 April 2020
    Impact of COVID-19 on project finance: a German law perspective
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/impact-of-covid-19-on-project-finance-a-german-law-perspective

    As COVID-19 continues to send shock waves through the economy, project finance developers prepare to sail through turbulent waters. Solutions are required for the manifold challenges of the crisis – be it the ...

  5. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    Governmental grants and financial assistance available for Swedish companies in distress due to COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/governmental-grants-and-financial-assistance-available-for-swedish-companies

    With the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) continuing to spread globally, the effort to contain the viral outbreak by governments and health organisations has put pressure on major economies. Many companies are facing ...

  6. Legal news
    17 January 2019
    PayPal Surcharging: FlixMobility appeals decision of Munich Regional Court
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/germany/paypal-surcharging-urteil-flixmobility-legt-berufung-ein

    FlixMobility responds with an appeal to a surprising decision of the Regional Court of Munich I (LG München) from December 2018 in favor of the German association to combat unfair competition (Wettbewerbszentrale) which ...

  7. Legal news
    17 December 2019
    German act to implement the 5th EU money laundering directive
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/germany/gesetz-zur-umsetzung-der-fuenften-eu-geldwaescherichtlinie

    To implement RL (EU) 2018/843 (so-called 5th EU Money Laundering Directive) the German Federal Government published – subsequent to the draft bill of the Federal Ministry of Finance – a draft legislation on 31.07.2019. ...

  8. Legal news
    11 February 2019
    Danish FSA issues statement on its interpretation of "account information services"
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/danish-fsa-has-issues-statement-on-its-interpretation-of-account-information-services

    On 30 January 2019, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority ("Danish FSA") issued a statement on its interpretation of account information services ("AIS") under the Danish payments act no. 652 of 8 June 2018