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  1. 30 July 2020

    Strat­e­gy to counter mon­ey laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ist fi­nanc­ing

    The present strategy is largely based on the insights gained during the European Commission’s supranational risk assessments (SNRA) and Germany’s National Risk Assessment (NRA) regarding the specific money laundering and terrorist financing risks for Germany. The strategy outlines recently initiated steps and formulates selected individual measures aimed at further improving Germany’s system for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

  2. 25 May 2020

    Com­pen­sa­tion for Na­tion­al So­cial­ist In­jus­tice

    Almost immediately after the end of the Second World War, it became clear that compensation needed to be provided to those who had suffered damage as a result of National Socialist injustice. Those who had suffered oppression due to their political opposition to National Socialism or on the grounds of race, religion or ideology were particularly affected.

  3. 28 April 2020

    Fi­nan­cial re­la­tions be­tween the Fed­er­a­tion and Län­der on the ba­sis of con­sti­tu­tion­al fi­nan­cial pro­vi­sions 2019

    This report contains a brief explanations of how financial relations between the Federation and Länder are structured, as stipulated by the German constitution and ordinary law; an overview of the financial resources of the different levels of government in Germany; and an overview of key co-financing arrangements between the Federation and the Länder.

  4. 3 March 2020

    27th Sub­sidy Re­port 2017 - 2020

    The German government’s work is based on transparency and facts. In line with this approach, the Finance Ministry presented the government’s 27th Subsidy Report to the federal cabinet on 6 November 2019. Climate action is an important priority for government subsidies, with the majority of federal financial assistance going to environmental and climate-related measures. Other current funding priorities include mobility, digital technology and housing construction.

  5. 20 February 2020

    A time­line: Mea­sures to com­pen­sate for Na­tion­al So­cial­ist In­jus­tice

    This brochure provides a chronological overview of the compensation and restitution measures that have been adopted by Germany from the end of the Second World War up to the year 2020.
    Many of the measures listed are accompanied by a brief description. Sources are also provided in order to facilitate more in-depth research.

  6. 13 February 2020

    First Na­tion­al Risk As­sess­ment

    In December 2017, Germany launched its first National Risk Assessment as part of its efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT). A total of 35 federal and Land authorities were involved in the assessment, which was led by the Federal Ministry of Finance.

  7. 15 October 2019

    Ger­man Draft Bud­getary Plan 2020

    On 15 October 2019, the German Finance Ministry submitted Germany’s 2020 draft budgetary plan to the European Commission. The draft budgetary plan presents the fiscal projections for the budgets of the Federation, Länder, local authorities and social security funds (including their off-budget entities). The projections are based on current trends and planning, such as the draft 2020 federal budget (including the draft supplementary budget) and the financial plan to 2023.

  8. 15 May 2019

    The Ger­man Cus­toms Mu­se­um

    Federal Customs, which has some 39,000 employees, is a modern financial and civil administration institution, whose functions range from the provision of services to the exercise of sovereign jurisdiction. Customs employees in the German Customs Museum tell visitors about the diversity of the customs’ tasks, and recount their own fascinating experiences working for this institution.