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  1. December 11, 2013

    European Central Bank: Credibility test

    It was an extraordinarily brutal attack for the normally dry world of financial regulation. In June 2011 Jochen Sanio, then...

  2. July 7, 2011

    European regulators under fire over bank stress tests

    The European Banking Authority said on Friday that it would publish the long awaited results of its stress test of 91 banks...

  1. June 14, 2011

    No time for Germany to go soft on banking reform

    The European Banking Authority has made a promising start by incurring the wrath of BaFin, the German banking watchdog,...

  2. FT Alphaville

    June 7, 2011

    Bafin bashes the EBA over stress tests

    Woah, woah, woah. What’s got under Bafin’s bonnet? Bafin president Jochen Sanio had some harsh words for the European...

  3. FT Alphaville

    June 7, 2011

    German regulator attacks EBA stress tests

    Germany’s senior bank regulator has criticised the European Banking Authority for its conduct of this year’s bank stress...

  4. June 6, 2011

    BaFin’s John Wayne needs to redirect his gunfire

    A few years ago, one of the German business magazines published a memorable photograph of the tough-talking head of bank...

  5. June 6, 2011

    German regulator attacks EBA stress tests

    Germany’s senior bank regulator has criticised the European Banking Authority for its conduct of this year’s bank stress...

  6. FT Alphaville

    October 5, 2010

    Regulator urges bank 'bail-ins'

    A key German bank regulator has proposed a new approach to bank bail-outs, warning that regulators are “light years away”...

  7. FT Alphaville

    October 4, 2010

    Bank ‘bail-ins’ are best option, says regulator

    Banking regulators are “light years away” from agreeing an international framework for winding up large failing banks, so...

  8. October 4, 2010

    Bank ‘bail-ins’ are best option, says regulator

    Banking regulators are “light years away” from agreeing an international framework for winding up large failing banks, so...

  9. July 27, 2010

    Berlin expects to agree Basel accord

    Germany’s bank regulator has dismissed concerns that the country is unhappy with international proposals revealed this week...

  10. May 20, 2009

    Bad bank scheme criticism rejected

    Germany's financial regulator has rejected criticism of the planned "bad bank" scheme and urged banks to take advantage of...

  11. May 20, 2009

    German ‘bad bank’ scheme criticism rejected

    Germany’s financial regulator has rejected criticism of the country’s planned “bad bank” scheme and urged banks to take...

  12. March 27, 2009

    HRE eyes options as possible bail-out looms

    Germany’s government may have to agree a further bail-out of Hypo Real Estate as early as this weekend as the stricken...

  13. March 16, 2009

    Regulators back Berlin’s seizing of HRE

    The heads of Germany’s two financial regulators on Monday threw their weight behind Berlin’s plan to seize control of Hypo...

  14. January 17, 2009

    Banking turmoil calls for more effective solutions

    Europe Further capital injections likely Massive bank rescue plans co-ordinated three months ago by many European...

  15. May 16, 2008

    Financial crisis could still get worse, warns top banking regulator

    The financial crisis could still worsen and spill into the real economy this year, Germany's top banking regulator has...

  16. May 15, 2008

    German banking regulator rejects blame

    The financial crisis could still worsen and spill into the real economy this year, Germany’s top banking regulator has...

  17. May 15, 2008

    Uncertain German future despite robust data

    Heavy investment spending was largely responsible for Germany’s stellar growth at the start of the year, and consumer...

  18. March 5, 2008

    Banking code to top agenda at Rio talks

    The Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has long attracted a clientele of rock stars and global glitterati....

  19. March 5, 2008

    Banking code to top agenda at Rio talks

    The Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has long attracted a clientele of rock stars and global glitterati....

  20. January 22, 2008

    Owners to back WestLB with €2bn

    WestLB, the troubled German public sector bank, revealed yesterday that its owners were preparing to inject up to €2bn...

  21. January 22, 2008

    WestLB to push merger talks as owners prepare €2bn injection

    WestLB, the troubled German public sector bank, revealed yesterday that its owners were preparing to inject up to €2bn...

  22. November 23, 2007

    Saxon klaxon

    It was late August in Leipzig and, for German banking, one of the most humiliating moments in recent times. Jochen Sanio,...

  23. November 23, 2007

    IKB chief called to answer credit questions

    The head of IKB, the German bank that was among the first victims of this summer's credit market crisis, was yesterday...

  24. August 28, 2007

    Watchdog faces Berlin inquiry on banks bail-out

    The German government will launch an inquiry into Bafin, the German financial services regulator, amid accusations that the...

  25. August 3, 2007

    D Bank chief told regulator IKB was in trouble

    Josef Ackermann, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, was the first person to alert Germany's financial regulator to the...

  26. August 3, 2007

    A drama in which every major player had a role

    Every major player in the German financial industry, including the regulator, the government and all pillars of the banking...

  27. August 2, 2007

    Germany's first big subprime victim rescued

    The German government has begun a rescue operation to shore up Europe's first big casualty of the US subprime crisis. The...

  28. August 2, 2007

    Rivals set up €3.5bn fund to give IKB a lifeline

    Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and several other private banks are springing to the rescue of IKB, the German bank hit by...

  29. August 1, 2007

    Germany rescues subprime lender

    US mortgage turmoil hit investor confidence on the other side of the Atlantic on Wednesday as details emerged of a German...

  30. May 26, 2007

    Consolidation race is passing Germany by

    The consolidation process in the European banking sector is running at full speed. Last week, Italy's UniCredit and...

  31. May 25, 2007

    On Europe: Consolidation race is passing Germany by

    The consolidation process in the European banking sector is running at full speed. Last week, Italy’s UniCredit and...

  32. May 22, 2007

    German regulator set to have a board

    The German finance ministry is planning to introduce a board of management to govern Bafin, the country's top financial...

  33. May 21, 2007

    New board to govern German regulator

    The German finance ministry is planning to introduce a board of management to govern Bafin, the country’s top financial...

  34. May 15, 2007

    German regulator warns of takeover pressures

    German banks could become takeover targets as they continue to play a passive role in European consolidation, the country's...

  35. March 26, 2007

    Bafin director charged with €6.8m fraud

    The scope of the fraud and corruption scandal at Germany’s financial watchdog Bafin grew on Monday as the state prosecutor...

  36. January 18, 2007

    Board changes for BaFin on cards

    BaFin, the German financial watchdog rocked by alleged fraud, could replace its presidential structure with a board under...

  37. January 17, 2007

    Board changes for BaFin on cards

    BaFin, the German financial watchdog rocked by alleged fraud, could replace its presidential structure with a board under...

  38. September 27, 2006

    German financial watchdog chief set to retain job

    Jochen Sanio, head of Germany's financial watchdog BaFin, has survived the first round in the fight to keep his job. He has...

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