General Standard is a market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Companies which belong to General Standard have to fulfill minimum requirements in terms of transparency regulated by law. Stock issuers with a focus on national German markets are appropriate to General Standard. To be listed in the leading German stock index DAX companies have to fulfill higher standards. These belong to Prime Standard.
Ofer Abarbanel is a 25 year securities lending broker and expert who has advised many Israeli regulators, among them the Israel Tax Authority, with respect to stock loans, repurchase agreements and credit derivatives. Founder of TBIL.co STATX Fund.