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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 16th meeting of 2022

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (5 September) held its 16th meeting of 2022, chaired by NBS Governor Peter Kažimír.

The Bank Board discussed and approved a draft Decree of Národná banka Slovenska on reporting by investment firms for data collection purposes under other legislation.

The Decree lays down the way in which reporting statements are to be collected from investment firms, with the relevant statement templates, reference dates and transmission dates being regulated by specific EU legislation. Reporting under the Decree is to be carried out via the Statistics Collection Portal of Národná banka Slovenska. As regards the format and frequency of reporting by investment firms, the Decree refers to the relevant EU legislation.

The Decree takes effect on the date of its promulgation, so as to allow its earliest possible application in reporting by investment firms.

The Bank Board discussed and approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska amending Decree No 5/2018 of Národná banka Slovenska of 13 February 2018 on professional examinations and professional certification examinations for financial intermediation and financial advisory services, as amended by Decree No 1/2020 of 26 May 2020.

The amending Decree allows professional examinations for financial intermediation to be taken remotely at any time, not only after an exceptional situation has been declared, and it makes remote examination a standard form of examination in this area, equivalent to in-person examination.

The Decree takes effect on 1 October 2022.

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvaša 1, 813 25 Bratislava

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