German Law Clamps Down On Equity Derivatives

A new German law could make cash-settled equity derivatives less attractive to investors.

  • 23 Feb 2011

--Olivia Thetgyi

A new German law could make cash-settled equity derivatives less attractive to investors.

On Feb. 11, the parliament adopted an amendment to the German Securities Trading Act that requires investors to notify issuers and regulators of positions in derivatives and similar instruments that can accrue voting rights. The ...

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