Position Papers

With our position papers we engage in political debates and expert discussions regarding capital market issues - representing the interests of our members. Each year, numerous and detailed positions cover the various areas of our work: the primary market, the secondary market, the governance of listed companies and the economic education.

Below you will find our position papers which focus on European legislation - mostly in English and partially in German language. All our positions including papers with focus on national topics you will find on our German website.

In its response to the Fitness Check Public Reporting for Companies, Deutsches Aktieninstitut criticizes disproportional reporting obligations causing high compliance costs to companies without offering corresponding benefits to investors. Deutsches Aktieninstitut furthermore points at a partly wrong focus of the consultation since legislation of crucial relevance for issuers, such as the Market Abuse Regulation, is not included in the Fitness Check.

You can find a letter regarding this topic addressed to Olivier Guersent, General Director of DG FISMA, here.