The Exchange Council is a key forum for discussing fundamental issues and developments at Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange). The Management Board requires the approval of the Exchange Council on all questions of fundamental significance. Among other things, the Exchange Council is responsible for the appointment, dismissal and supervision of the management board. Moreover, the Exchange Council issues the Exchange Rules, the Fee Regulations and the Conditions for Transactions on the Exchange.
The currently acting Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange has 17 members who were elected on 25 November 2010 for a term of three years. The Exchange Council met for its constituent meeting on 27 January 2011.