Erste AbwicklungsAnstalt (EAA) is an independent public legal entity in Germany, operating under the umbrella of the Financial Market Stabilization Authority. They were challenged with liquidating a 185 billion EUR financial asset portfolio without a centralized document storage system in place. EAA selected adesso, a Business-Critical SharePoint partner to help resolve this challenge and improve processes, transparency, and compliance. adesso established a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 integration with an ECM archive-system to take advantage of audit-proof versioning and archiving. While the ECM system brings the document management expertise to the table, SharePoint adds organization-wide visibility, improved processes, and compliance to the solution.