Seehandlung

Seehandlung

The central bank of Prussia. During the hyperinflation under the Weimar Republic, it became notable for its corruption, including bribery and fraud. It was liquidated in 1983.
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The credit institution has its origins in France, though banks for promoting industrial development were created earlier elsewhere, such as the Societe Generale in Brussels and the Seehandlung in Berlin [Landes, 2000, p.