19. Political Influence

All significant input relating to legislative procedures, all entries in lobby lists, all significant payments of membership fees, all contributions to governments as well as all donations to political parties and politicians should be disclosed by country in a differentiated way.

Deutsche Hypo is participating in the creation of a binding and transparent framework for the financial services sector in order to fulfil its economic and social responsibility. To this end it works in a number of associations, including the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp), the Association of German Banks, the German Property Federation (ZIA) and the Initiative Corporate Governance der deutschen Immobilienwirtschaft e.V. (ICG).

The following legislative procedures are of relevance to Deutsche Hypo: banking law and banking regulation, stock exchange and securities law, data protection law, anti-laundering measures and financial sanctions, trading law, company law and tax law.