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Metzler Board Member Wiesheu re-elected President of Frankfurt Main Finance

Financial Centre, Press Releases

The Presidium of Frankfurt Main Finance has elected Gerhard Wiesheu as President of the Financial Centre Initiative for another two years. The re-election of Wiesheu, who first assumed the presidency in 2020, was unanimous.

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Financial Centers Tokyo and Frankfurt deepen partnership

International, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

The Financial Center Initiative Frankfurt Main Finance (FMF) and FinCity.Tokyo want to consolidate their partnership. Therefore, both institutions agreed upon a joint statement today in Tokyo. The consulting firm McKinsey will accompany the cooperation as a knowledge partner.

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Six New Members for Frankfurt Main Finance

Financial Centre, Member, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

Frankfurt am Main, July 14, 2022 – The Financial Centre Initiative Frankfurt Main Finance e. V. (FMF) welcomed six new members in the middle of the year.

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Memoranda of Understanding on International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) signed in Frankfurt

Financial Centre, Press Releases, Sustainable Finance, TOP-NEWS

The public and private sectors today signed agreements with the IFRS Foundation governing the presence of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in Frankfurt.

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Financial Centre Frankfurt to be one of the key locations of the International Sustainability Standards Board

Financial Centre, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

Frankfurt’s application awarded key functions for the new International Sustainability Standards Board, which will develop future standards for global sustainability disclosures for financial markets: Frankfurt will be seat of the Board and also host the office of the chair. Montreal will also be providing key functions to the ISSB.

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Closer Cooperation between the financial centers of Shanghai and Frankfurt

International, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

The two leading financial centers Shanghai and Frankfurt want to join forces and cooperate more closely in the near future. Representatives of both sides signed a memorandum to this effect on Thursday

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GFCI 29: Frankfurt is the most important financial centre in continental Europe

Financial Centre, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

Frankfurt has benefited from Brexit and is gaining the crown as the most important financial centre in continental Europe. This is according to the latest Global Financial Centres Index published today, which is compiled semi-annually by the international consulting firm Z/Yen Group.

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CFS Index clearly rises for the second time in succession

Financial Centre, Press Releases

Undeterred by the second wave of Covid-19, the sentiment of the financial sector is improving, certainly due in part to hopes raised by the newly developed vaccines.

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CFS survey on “Impacts of Covid-19 on the German banking sector”

COVID-19, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

German financial sector anticipates wave of insolvencies and accelerated branch closures due to pandemic.

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FMF welcomes three new members – Morgan Stanley remains on board

Financial Centre, Member, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

The financial centre initiative Frankfurt Main Finance e. V. welcomed three new members at the turn of the year. The international law firm Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB, the IT service provider SIA, which focuses on the financial sector, and Standard Chartered Bank AG have all come on board as supporting members. As a founding member of Frankfurt Main Finance, Morgan Stanley will continue to actively support the initiative through its new Frankfurt-based company for the EU 27 countries, Morgan Stanley Europe SE.

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