Articles & interviews

The vdp conveys the common standpoints of German Pfandbrief banks to legislators, the government, authorities, as well as banking and financial-sector institutions at the national, European and international levels. In addition, it informs the media and the public. Below you’ll find positions by the vdp on statutory changes that have an impact on Pfandbriefe and the underlying business sectors of Pfandbrief banks.

Articles & interviews

01/07/2022
Immobilien & Finanzierung

Germany sets the standard

Interview with Dr. Georg Reutter and Jens Tolckmitt

11/06/2022
Börsen-Zeitung

Partners on the road to sustainable economic transformation

Guest article by Dr. Georg Reutter

04/06/2022
F.A.Z.

Basel reform on the home stretch: improvements needed and possible!

By Jens Tolckmitt

04/06/2022
Börsen-Zeitung

How Pfandbrief banks are preparing for the new ESG requirements

By Sascha Kullig

Pfandbrief banks successfully meet new ESG requirements

Taxonomy tool for assessing green property finance – Excessive complexity

01/04/2022
Housing Finance International

Insolvency protection according to Pfandbrief law, and how it relates to UK cover assets

Guest article by Dr. Otmar Stöcker und Andreas Luckow

25/03/2022
Portfolio Institutionell

Social Pfandbriefe for sustainability-minded investors

There is, for investors in search of top-rated and top-quality bonds which focus on meeting ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) criteria, an additional product on offer that is still fairly new: the social Pfandbrief.