About: The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) is the regulatory body in Germany. It serves more than 800 financial services institutions. As part of the EU family, it has the same guidelines and restrictions like the rest of the authorities in the European region. - Forex Brokers that wish to acquire a BaFin regulation need to meet the minimum capital requirements of an investment firm that can be from €730,000 up to €5,000,000. They also need to meet the reporting standards that BaFin asks which have to be audited and submitted periodically to BaFin. Moreover, the Brokers need to have at least two managers with sufficient knowledge and experience and lastly to submit a business plan to BaFin that is viable before acquiring the relevant license to act as a regulated Forex Broker.