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.

On the occasion of the KapMuG-evaluation process triggered by the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV), Deutsches Aktieninstitut has pleaded for an indefinite retention of the bill. The KapMuG has proved as a practicable tool for issuers and private investors alike. However, there is still room for improvement in the concrete design of the litigation proceedings. Moreover, clarifying the relationship of the KapMuG to the recently adopted ‘Civil Proceedings Model Case Act’ should be on the legislator’s to do-list.