News Archive

2016

Prof. Dr. Helmut Gründl, Managing Director of the International Center for Insurance Regulation at the House of Finance, has been appointed to the Insurance Advisory Council of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) for a five year term. The Insurance Advisory Council addresses issues of insurance practice and provides advice to BaFin on the implementation and further development of...[more]

German economics association “Verein für Socialpolitik” honors Frankfurt economist Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professor of Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance, has been awarded the Gossen Prize 2016. The economist (44) received the most important German economics award during the annual meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik in Augsburg on Monday...[more]

Germany’s financial industry is in firm agreement that the Financial Centre Frankfurt will profit from a British exit from the EU, although the outcome of the British vote largely came as a surprise to the industry. The potential impacts on the German economy are also regarded as neutral to positive. These were among the results of a survey of financial institutions and service providers in...[more]

The CFS Index, which measures the condition of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, rises by 1.6 points to 110.3 points in the second quarter of 2016. The increase is based on the strong development on revenues in the financial industry. Contrary to expectations, however, the earnings performance of the financial institutions remains on a downward trend, while the service providers...[more]

Web version | Print version (pdf) Research  Vilen Lipatov, Alfons Weichenrieder A Central EU Tax is not Superior to the Current System of National Contributions Brigitte Haar Freedom of Contract and Financial Stability Interview Helmut Gründl"All Insurers are Currently Searching for Yield" Policy ...[more]

Professor Hermann Remsperger, for many years Chairman of the Council of the Stiftung Geld und Währung, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) and a Member of the House of Finance Board of Trustees, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, first class. The former member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche...[more]

House of Finance researchers comment on the Brexit vote. Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen The Brexit vote is a warning signal for the remaining EU. The EU is forced to re-define and re-position itself, for example via a constitutional convention. It has to look for a new "bearing point" that can give orientation on the path e.g. towards a closer union. Such a bearing point could be an...[more]

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