Opportunities and Risks

As a global enterprise with a diversified portfolio, the Covestro Group is exposed to a wide range of opportunities and risks.

The Covestro Group regards opportunity and risk management as an integral part of corporate governance. Our opportunity and risk management system and the opportunity and risk situation are outlined in detail in section “Opportunities and Risks Report” of the 2018 Covestro Annual Report.

There have been no material changes since December 31, 2018. At the time this interim financial report was prepared, the Group faced no risks that could endanger its continued existence.

In comparison with the situation presented in the 2018 Annual Report (Note 26 to the Consolidated Financial Statements, “Legal Risks”), there have been no new significant developments in the legal proceedings described there, and no new material legal proceedings are pending.