All information included in this Corporate Governance Report represents the status on 9 May 2016.
As an unlisted company, HSH Nordbank has recognised the German Corporate Governance Code (GCGC) voluntarily since 2005. The Management Board and Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank expressly support the content and purposes of the GCGC. Corporate governance at HSH Nordbank is principally based on the provisions of the German Public Companies Act, the German Banking Act as well as such internal rules as the Articles of Association, the Rules of Procedure applicable to the Management Board and the Supervisory Board as well as the Code of Conduct of HSH Nordbank. By presenting our system for the managing and monitoring of the Bank and transparent reporting on conformity to the rules of the Code, we aim to enhance the confidence of shareholders and investors, clients, employees and the general public in HSH Nordbank.