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International Newsletter August 2023

The first issue of our newly designed international newsletter has been published. Current studies, articles, video clips and events with an international focus - always stay up to date! read more ...

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Newsletter August 2023

Aktuelle Themen aus HR & Corporate Governance: u.a. Corporate Governance in Österreich, FEA-Webinar, Governance in der GmbH, Strategische Personalplanung, Grading & Fair Pay,Technik trifft Ethik, Top Banken, Retention Management Toolbox read more ...

Amended version of the “Institiutsvergütungsverordnung” (IVV 4.0) published

Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions 4.0 finalized

On September 24, 2021, the amended version of the Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions (Institutsvergütungsverordnung, IVV 4.0), which had been expected since the beginning of the year, was published in the German Federal Law Gazette. read more ...

A birthday letter from Michael H. Kramarsch

#10YearsForward: Shaping a better future together!

The hkp/// group celebrates its 10th birthday in 2021 - 10 years of commitment to a better, future-proof working world, in short: #10yearsforward. Founder and Managing Partner Michael H. Kramarsch looks ahead to the year of hope. read more ...

hkp/// group experts Isabel Jahn and Petra Knab-Hägele interviewed by

IVV 4.0 – What lies ahead for German institutions

The consultation draft for the new version of the Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions (IVV 4.0) preoccupies HR managers in financial institutions. talks with Isabel Jahn and Petra Knab-Hägele about the upcoming changes. read more ...

Isabel Jahn and Holger Jungk interviewed by

Strategic personnel planning during periods of crisis, part 1: the financial sector looks back at the role of strategic personnel planning in past crises. Can conclusions be drawn for today's situation and other industries? Isabel Jahn and Holger Jungk interviewed by read more ...

Petra Knab-Hägele and Holger Jungk interviewed by

HR digitization in banks: the crisis as a catalyst

Fintechs and online provider have long been challenging traditional banks. Now the corona crisis is increasing the pressure to become more efficient digitally. HR can contribute to this. Petra Knab-Hägele and Holger Jungk explain how. read more ...

hkp/// group experts Petra Knab-Hägele and Isabel Jahn interviewed by

Dividends and bonuses: Financial service providers in times of crisis

COVID-19 is forcing drastic measures. Are dividends and bonus payments appropriate in times like these? Petra Knab-Hägele and Isabel Jahn explain how banks and insurance companies are positioning themselves and which approaches they use. read more ...

hkp/// group appoints Isabel Jahn as Partner

Financial services expert as new member of the Management Board

Isabel Jahn, an expert in HR and compensation management for financial service providers, is new partner and board member at management consulting firm hkp/// group. read more ...

Overview IVV rule changes

Clawbacks and stricter rules on compensation

The new Institutsvergütungsverordnung brings stricter compensation regulations for banks in Germany - among others by clawbacks. read more ... spoke to Isabel Jahn and David Voggeser

Greater Transparency for greater Wage Equality

What should companies be doing to achieve greater equality of salaries and income for men and women in light of the new draft legislation from the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth? read more ...

Personnel Support and Interim Management


Whether you a need an experienced senior manager to take charge of your HR department or a team of young consultants to help you implement a new HR tool, we have the right solution for you. read more ...

Petra Knab-Hägele interviewed by

When compensation regulation misses the mark

On December 21, 2015 the EBA published its final "Guidelines on sound remuneration policies and disclosures" as required by the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV). Petra Knab-Hägele on contents and consequences. read more ...

Between regulatory Requirements and voluntary Best Practice

Evaluating Supervisory and Executive Committees at Financial Institutions

Initially overlooked, the January 2014 amendments to the German Banking Act (KWG) tightened up the requirements for evaluating supervisory committees at financial institutions. spoke to Petra Knab-Hägele and Regine Siepmann. read more ...

Individual performance management systems

Measurement and sustainable compensation for management bodies and risk takers

hkp/// group helps companies design and implement risk-adjusted performance measurement processes at an institutional and organizational level. We also develop suitable incentive and performance parameters for risk takers. read more ...

Support for implementing, appointing and training

Compensation control committees, compensation officers and compensation control reports

hkp/// group helps organizations with implementing the compensation officer function at banks, with the appointment of officers, their ongoing training and the exercise of their duties. read more ...

Disclosing compensation data of banks and financial services firms

Compensation reports Financial Services

Working alongside you, hkp/// group draws up compensation reports based on your compensation systems. These reports take into account the full depth and breadth of information required by the relevant legislation. read more ...

Focus on regulations and incentives

Sales compensation in retail and corporate banking

At hkp/// group, we understand the business and sales concepts used by financial institutions. As a result, we are able to develop models for sales functions that provide incentives, while ensuring compliance with regulations. read more ...

Checking regulations, structure and best-practice requirements

Evaluating supervisory boards under the requirements of the German Banking Act (KWG)

With the European Center for Board Efficiency, hkp/// group has developed an evaluation for checking the regulatory requirements for the supervisory board's work, and at the same time monitoring the best-practice requirements. read more ...

Next event
European Webinar Series Part 2: How equity compensation drives performance & sustainability

Sustainable equity compensation is an important tool in companies’ Human Capital Management strategies to win, retain and motivate talents. Our webinar explains how. Client case: Airbus. 

10. October 2023, Online

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