Financial Industries Links

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Useful Contacts and Links:

The financial sector enjoys great importance in Germany and is an important sector in the domestic economy. Please browse through the contacts and links we have gathered for you.

Contacts and Links

English information and forms for new banks issued by the BaFin, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority. More

Deutsche Bundesbank English information including translations of the legal framework for banks. More

The Association of Foreign Banks in Germany (VAB) represents the interests of more than 200 foreign banks, investment management companies and financial services institutions from more than 30 countries in Germany. More
Tax information by Federal Central Tax Office /Bundeszentralamt für Steuern (BZSt). More

The five top-level associations of the German banking industry comprise the German Banking Industry Committee, GBIC (Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft, DK). More

  1. National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR - Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken e. V.) is the umbrella association for the cooperative banking sector in Germany. Members include all of the cooperative banks. More
  2. Association of German Banks (BdB - Bundesverband deutscher Banken e. V. ) represents more than 200 private commercial banks and eleven member associations. More
  3. The Association of German Public Banks (VÖB - Bundesverband Öffentlicher Banken Deutschlands e. V.) is a leading industry association in the German banking industry. It was founded in 1916 and currently represents 62 member institutions including the regional banks (Landesbanken) as well as the development banks owned by the federal and state governments. More
  4. Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband e. V. (DSGV) (German Savings Banks Association, DSGV) is the umbrella organisation of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe. It is funded by the regional savings banks associations together with the Landesbanken. More
  5. Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken e. V. (vdp) Association of German Pfandbrief Banks. More

German Insurance Association (GDV - Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.) is the federation of private insurers in Germany. Its approximately 450 member companies offer comprehensive coverage and retirement provisions to private households, trade, industry, and public institutions through 431 million insurance contracts. More

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