Erste Financial Services GmbH (EFS) undertakes to comply with the principles of good and responsible corporate governance, considering, in particular, the recommendations of the federal government’s Public Corporate Governance Code. The generally accepted corporate governance standards are reflected in the already applicable legal regulations and are also taken into account in the internal regulations of EFS. Besides the legal provisions of the German Financial Market Stabilisation Fund Act (Finanzmarktstabilisierungsfondsgesetz) or the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz), these regulations comprise, in particular, the statutes of EFS as well as the internal rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board and the Managing Board. The contents of this self-commitment will be reviewed annually and adapted as required. The corresponding declaration of the Managing Board is published here.