Corporate Governance

Questions regarding corporate management, control and transparency are summarized under "Corporate Governance". Allianz SE understands a responsible and transparent Corporate Governance as a central challenge and indispensable prerequisite for the creation of sustainable value for its shareholders and all other stakeholders.

The German Corporate Governance Code summarizes the fundamental guidelines of Corporate Governance in Germany. The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE are issuing a yearly statement in respect of the recommendations of this Code.
Here you find the statutes of Allianz SE in the current version. Besides general regulations, the statutes contain rules regarding the central bodies (Board of Management, Supervisory Board, Annual General Meeting), the annual financial statements, and the proposal for appropriation of net earnings.
Allianz SE is the holding company of the Allianz Group and holds the legal form of a European company (Societas Europaea).
Board of Management, Supervisory Board and General Meeting form the central bodies of Allianz SE. The areas of responsibilities of these three bodies are regulated in the German stock corporation law.
The independent auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (PwC) audited the annual accounts of Allianz SE and the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2018 as well as the management report of Allianz SE and the Group and provided an unqualified audit certificate.
Allianz established the minimum standards of conduct for all Allianz employees worldwide in the “Code of Conduct for Business Ethics and Compliance”. In addition, Allianz SE adopted a "Code of Ethics" aimed at the members of the Board of Management and senior financial officers.
Allianz SE gives highest priority to compliance with legal requirements and internal regulations. When violations are detected at an early stage, appropriate actions can be initiated to prevent or mitigate damages to customers, employees, business partners and the company itself.