The Bundesbank has nine regional offices; located in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Mainz, Munich and Stuttgart. They, in turn, are in charge of the Bank's 35 branch offices. Each regional office is headed by a President who reports to the Bundesbank's Executive Board.
With regard to establishing a new or expanding an already existing entity domiciled in Germany, the German supervisory authorities stand ready to discuss the pertinent issues.
Current statistical data of the Bundesbank in the form of time series for display and download as CSV- or SDMX-ML-file.
Here you will find information on the bank sort code file and on the bank sort code update service. You can also download the bank sort code files.
In the press area, you will find press releases, speeches, guest contributions and interviews with Bundesbank Executive Board members as well as further press materials.
Journalists have access to a password-protected press area.
The Bundesbank published various studies and conference proceedings, resulting from the research activities of its employees and guest researchers.
After comments on the MaRisk draft of 18 February 2016 had been examined in detail and following the subsequent discussions in the MaRisk Expert Committee, the official revised MaRisk were published on 27 October 2017.
Bundesbank and BaFin have jointly redrafted the 2011 ICAAP guideline and published it on 24.05.2018. The realignment of the paper was made necessary by developments at the global and European levels as well as ongoing changes in institutional and regulatory practices.
Key points in the prudential assessment of banks’ internal approaches to calculating their risk-bearing capacity based on findings drawn from the supervision of individual institutions and several “range of practice” studies.
Minutes of the meeting of the MaRisk Technical Forum on 24 April 2013 (in German only)
Minutes of the meeting of the MaRisk Technical Forum on 18 June 2013 (in German only)