US-Immobilienkrise: Großinvestoren reichen Milliardenklage gegen Deutsche Bank ein

US-Immobilienkrise: Großinvestoren reichen Milliardenklage gegen Deutsche Bank ein

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 19, 2014

In der Finanzkrise haben Großinvestoren wie die Allianz-Tochter Pimco oder Blackrock Milliarden verloren, jetzt fordern sie von den Banken Schadensersatz. In New York verlangen mehrere Anleger Entschädigung für Verluste von 250 Milliarden Dollar, unter anderem von der Deutschen Bank. mehr... Forum ]

Ramsch-Hypotheken: Bank of America droht Zwölf-Milliarden-Dollar-Strafe

Ramsch-Hypotheken: Bank of America droht Zwölf-Milliarden-Dollar-Strafe

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 06, 2014

Die Bank of America muss für die Aufarbeitung der Finanzkrise erneut teuer bezahlen. Die Großbank will mindestens zwölf Milliarden Dollar zahlen, um US-Verfahren wegen umstrittener Hypothekendeals zu beenden. mehr... Forum ]

Bank Oversight: Europe Stressed by Approaching Stress Tests

Bank Oversight: Europe Stressed by Approaching Stress Tests

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 05, 2014

Thousands of ECB auditors have begun examining the balance sheets of euro-zone banks. Stress tests are coming soon. With the European Central Bank in charge of oversight, many hope the EU's financial industry will return to health. But there are risks. By Martin Hesse, Christoph Pauly and Anne Seith more... Comment ]

Kirch Settlement: Deutsche Bank's Ongoing Legal Woes

Kirch Settlement: Deutsche Bank's Ongoing Legal Woes

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 26, 2014

A settlement has been reached in the 12-year legal battle between the heirs of the late media mogul Leo Kirch and Deutsche Bank. But Germany's largest lender hasn't seen the last of its legal headaches. By Dinah Deckstein and Martin Hesse more... Comment ]

Complaint to EU: German Banks Try to Torpedo Transaction Taxes

Complaint to EU: German Banks Try to Torpedo Transaction Taxes

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 16, 2013

German banking associations have sent letters to the European Commission urging it to forbid the new financial transaction taxes imposed by France and Italy. Insiders believe the letters are an attempt by the banking lobby to block a planned EU-wide financial transaction tax. By Claus Hecking and Stefan Kaiser more... Comment ]

Cartel Power: Megabanks Gain Ground Despite Fines

Cartel Power: Megabanks Gain Ground Despite Fines

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 10, 2013

Authorities around the world are taking action against large banks for questionable practices including collusion and rate manipulation, but the power of these financial institutions continues to grow. Germany's Deutsche Bank in particular finds itself under fire. By Sven Böll, Martin Hesse, Christoph Pauly and Anne Seith more... Comment ]

Rate Scandal: Deutsche Bank's First Big Fine Won't Be Its Last

Rate Scandal: Deutsche Bank's First Big Fine Won't Be Its Last

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 04, 2013

Subprime mortgages, currency tricks, interest rate fixing: Wherever supervisory authorities have probed crooked deals of the past, Deutsche Bank comes up. Now Germany's biggest bank has had to pay its first big fine. It won't be the last. By Stefan Kaiser more... Comment ]

Taking Stock: Why Bankers Still Aren't Chastened

Taking Stock: Why Bankers Still Aren't Chastened

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 31, 2013

Bankers have gone from being global elites to universally despised villains. Recent headlines suggest authorities are finally cracking down on illicit practices -- but the truth is very different. By Martin Hesse and Anne Seith more... Comment ]

Interim Profit Down: Deutsche Bank Suffers New Setback

Interim Profit Down: Deutsche Bank Suffers New Setback

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 30, 2013

Deutsche Bank reported lower-than-expected profits for the second quarter on Tuesday, underperforming US rivals like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Earnings suffered because more funds went to covering the costs of lawsuits against the bank. more... Comment ]

Laos Land Grabs: Deutsche Bank Backs Ruthless 'Rubber Lords'

Laos Land Grabs: Deutsche Bank Backs Ruthless 'Rubber Lords'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 15, 2013

Vietnamese companies have been ruthlessly taking advantage of Laotian locals and their environment to create vast rubber plantations. The "rubber lords" are also getting support for the land grabs from Germany's Deutsche Bank, which is violating its ethics and sustainability policies, critics say. By Martin Hesse, Jörg Schmitt and Wieland Wagner more... Comment ]