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RegulationDeutsche Börse Regulatory Services – an overview

The international financial crisis has demonstrated quite clearly the necessity for increased transparency and stability in the global financial markets and has sparked a discussion about the role and details of the necessary financial market infrastructure.

As a provider of a highly regulated financial market infrastructure, we share the objective of the national legislator, the European Union as well as the G20 to strengthen transparent and regulated markets. Being a constructive partner, we contribute to the political discussion on suitable national and European initiatives for financial market regulation.

Our joint interest lies in efficient, transparent and secure financial markets.

Based on our involvement in the vast majority of regulatory dossiers and our specific knowledge as a trading venue operator, we are able to present reports and position papers on the implications of certain regulatory proposals for Deutsche Börse Group, our clients, the financial market and society as a whole. Our white papers and studies contribute to a better understanding across many aspects of financial market regulation.

Deutsche Börse has extensive experience in delivering regulatory services and solutions as well as in managing time critical data dissemination. Our objective is to help our clients meet current and future regulatory obligations easily and efficiently.

Current Issues

Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer

Brexit negotiations are unknown territory

Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer, about the impact of Brexit after the UK elections.

Erik Müller

Financial stability without taxpayer bail-outs

Op-ed article in the Börsen-Zeitung by Erik Müller, CEO of Eurex Clearing AG.

The EU legislative process

How regulatory rules are made in the European Union: a general description of the decision-making process. [.pdf]


Regulatory calendar


29 November 2017

Wertschriften-Konferenz 2017

Brexit in simple terms

Just in time for the third round of Brexit negotiations this video explains the complicated Brexit process in an easy-to-understand manner.

New partner for Regulatory Reporting Hub


The partnership with Risk Focus and its software subsidiary, RegTek.Solutions, headquartered in New York, will provide key system components for the Regulatory Reporting Hub’s OTC Trade Reporting.

EU: White Paper on the future of Europe


The European Commission’s White Paper shows five avenues for unity for the EU at 27. It sets out the main challenges and opportunities for Europe in the coming decade and presents five scenarios for how the Union could evolve by 2025 depending on how it chooses to respond.

Students conduct case studies for Deutsche Börse

The case study, entitled “Dynamics in the regulatory environment of the post-trade industry”, was presented to Alexandra Hachmeister and Torsten Schaper, both lecturers at Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Statement on the current regulatory developments in the US

Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer

“The real economy requires stable financial markets – worldwide”, says Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer, Deutsche Börse Group.

Germany’s G20 presidency and Deutsche Börse


Germany will be heading the Group of Twenty (G20) until the end of November 2017.  The G20 sessions are complemented by various attractive events on financial policy, all of which are highly relevant to Deutsche Börse Group.

ESMA: blockchain may make some processes redundant

Trading infrastructure

A recent report by the EU regulator states certain regulatory requirements could become expendable as blockchain technology progresses.

MiFID II transaction reporting (ARM Service)

As a specialist in regulatory reporting solutions MD+S helps its clients to achieve regulatory compliance.

Central clearing: stability for financial markets

Trading infrastructure

Clearing houses such as Eurex Clearing reduce risk in securities and derivatives trading. They guarantee that trades will be completed, regardless of whether the buyer can pay or the seller can fulfil its contractual obligations. Clearly defined risk management is the key to this.

Public authorities and associations

We have prepared a list with quick links containing public authorities and associations that might be of interest to you.

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