Bafin to Raise Budget, Add Employees, Handelsblatt Reports

German financial regulator Bafin plans to raise its budget to 160 million euros ($228 million) and increase the number of employees by 12 percent to 2,200 people this year, Handelsblatt newspaper reported today, citing Michael Sell, head of internal administration at Bafin.

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