IHT is controlled by a Supervisory Board which monitors the compliance with the legal provisions as well as the corporate policy of the financial service provider. The tasks of the supervisory board are comparable to those of a supervisory board of a stock corporation. The IHT Supervisory Board has six members.
The IHT is subject to the provisions of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and is monitored by them. BaFin is an independent Federal Agency, supervised and controlled them all areas of finance in Germany.