Compliance Policy of Deutsche Börse Group
Compliance is an integral part of corporate culture at Deutsche Börse Group. The Group introduced compliance rules for all employees back in 1996 and has developed them continuously ever since. In 2005, the Group adopted a Compliance Policy that is binding for all employees throughout the Group including the Executive Board and certain service providers.
The Compliance Policy serves as a framework for introducing a compliance function as well as the measures taken by it. Deutsche Börse Group has set up a Staff Department, Group Compliance that is responsible for drawing up and developing the compliance rules. It informs and trains Group employees and ensures that they adhere to the rules. To the extent there is a Compliance function within a specific regulated group entity these Compliance Officers facilitate the implementation in close cooperation with Group Compliance. The Compliance Function reports directly to the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG and / or the Management Board of the respective group entity.
The Compliance Policy deals with the following topics: