Declaration of Conformity
The German Corporate Governance Code gives guidelines for the executive management and supervision of listed companies in Germany. It draws together the internationally and nationally recognized standards for best practice in corporate governance. The goal of the German Corporate Governance Code is to promote the confidence of investors, customers, employees and the general public in German corporate governance.
The current Declaration of Conformity in accordance with § 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act was submitted by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG on 10 December 2012. Therein, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board declare that in the future Deutsche Börse AG will again comply with the vast majority of the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in the current version from 15 May 2012.