Institutions of deposit protection

Bundesverband deutscher Banken e.V. (BdB) 
The Association of German Banks is the voice of the private banks and cunducts, among other things, the deposit protection fund of the german banks

Entschädigungseinrichtung der Wertpapierhandelsunternehmen (EdW) 
EdW provides (small) investors with minimum compensation for their claims under securities transactions against an assigned institution.

Bundesverband Öffentlicher Banken e.V. (VÖB)
The Association of German Public Banks – Bundesverband Öffentlicher Banken Deutschlands, VÖB – is a leading industry association in the German banking industry. 

Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken e.V. (BVR)
The National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR) is the umbrella association for the cooperative banking sector in Germany.

Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband (DGSV)
Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband represents the interests of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe on banking policy, regulatory law and other banking industry issues on a national and international level. 

European Forum of Deposit Insurers (EFDI)
Forum for the european deposit guarantee institutions

EU comission, General-Directorate Internal Market
Background information about the security system in the EU Member States


Laws and legal guidelines

Einlagensicherungsgesetz (EinSiG) (Law on Deposit Insurance)

Anlegerentschädigungsgesetz (AnlEntG) (Investors Compansation Act)

Justification of the law for the implementation of the directive 2014/49/EU of the European Parliament and the council on the deposit-guarantee schemes (16 of April 2014) 

Directive 2014/49/EU of the European Parliament and the council on the deposit-guarantee schemes (16 of April 2016)

Directive 94/19/EG of the European Parliament and the council (30th March 1994) on deposit-guarantee schemes. Last changes done by directive 09/14/EG (consolidated version) of the European Parliament an the council (11 March 2009)

Directive 97/9/EG of the European Parliament and Council (3 March 1997) on investors-compansation schemes

German Banking Act (KWG)

Survey Guidelines according to § 36 Abs. 2 EinSiG (Law on Deposit Insurance)

Deposit Guarantee and Investor Compensation Act [EAEG]) - (suspended as of 2 July 2015)

Notes to EAEG (Bundestagsdrucksache 13/10188)

Notes to Amendig law on EAEG (Bundesdrucksache 16/1285)



Regulation on the funding of the Compensation Scheme of German private Banks and the Compensation Scheme of the Association of German public Banks (Compensation Scheme Funding Regulation)

EntschdtBankV - Regulation on the allocation of functions and powers among a compensation scheme to the Entschädigungseinrichtung deutscher Banken GmbH

Regulation of the Ministry of Finance on the contribution to the Entschädigungseinrichtung deutscher Banken GmbH - EdBBeitrV 

Annual contributions prior to 30 September 2015 ending payroll year and one-time payment prior 30 September ending payroll year with a valid version until 11 January 2016 were collected on EdbBeitrV.

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