Position Papers

With our position papers we engage in political debates and expert discussions regarding capital market issues - representing the interests of our members. Each year, numerous and detailed positions cover the various areas of our work: the primary market, the secondary market, the governance of listed companies and the economic education.

Below you will find our position papers which focus on European legislation - mostly in English and partially in German language. All our positions including papers with focus on national topics you will find on our German website.

The position paper comments on the draft regulatory standards on bilateral collateralisation of derivatives released by the European supervisory authorities EBA, EIOPA and ESMA. The standards should not oblige all counterparties to collateralise transactions between an EU-bank and a non-EU-entity. Furthermore, the standards should acknowledge bank guarantees as collateral and should ensure that the requirements for the exemption of intra-group transactions are not inappropriate strict.