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.

Together with other trade associations, Deutsches Aktieninstitut urges the European Commission to take an equivalent decision for UK commodity exchanges under EMIR Article 2A. The associations strongly recommend that the European Commission determines that UK commodity exchanges are equivalent to EU regulated markets under the provisions of EMIR Article 2a to avoid widespread disruption and undue burdens on EU firms following the end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.