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FMA presents its 2017 Annual Report: ten years after the failure of Lehman Bros. Austria’s financial institutions are now set up in a stable and shock-resistant way.Ten years after the failure of Lehman Bros. Austria's financial institutions are now set up in a stable and shock-resistant way.
FMA publishes Guide about digital security in banksDigital security in banks
In 2017 whistleblowers made 158 tip-offs regarding misconduct in the Austrian financial market. FMA Executive Board: “Our whistle-blowing system is an important source of information for the FMA.”Whistle-blower system: remarks about misconduct in 2017
FMA Q4 2017 Survey on Foreign Currency Loans: share of foreign currency loans to households now 10.8%Foreign Currency Loans in Q4 2017
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) decides upon production interventions for binary options and CFDsBinary options and CFDs
FMA Q4 2017 Report on the Austrian insurance industry: increase in premium volume, reduction in the result of ordinary activitiesincrease in premium volume, decrease in result from ordinary activities
FMA and OeNB welcome European initiatives for quicker addressing of non-performing loansFMA and OeNB welcome European initiatives on NPLs.
Q4 2017 FMA Report on Supervision of Capital Markets Prospectuses: the FMA approved 69 prospectuses and 81 supplements in 2017The FMA approved 69 prospectuses and 81 supplements in 2017
FMA welcomes Finance Minister Hartwig Löger’s proposal for the regulation and supervision of cryptocurrencies.FMA welcomes Finance Minister Hartwig Löger's proposal
FMA Q4 2017 Report on Austrian Pensionskassen: Assets under Management € 22.3 bn; Investment Performance 2017 6.1%, market concentration continues to increaseAssets under Management € 22.3 bn; Investment Performance 2017 6.1%, market concentration continues to increase