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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 9th meeting of 2021

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (27 April) held its 9th meeting of 2021, chaired by NBS Governor Peter Kažimír.

The Bank Board discussed and approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Astana Financial Services Authority and Národná banka Slovenska concerning consultation, cooperation and exchange of information related to the supervision of AIFMD entities.

This MoU between Kazakhstan’s financial supervisory authority and Slovakia’s central bank refers to the supervision of AIFMD entities operating on a cross-border basis in the signatories’ countries and to consultation, cooperation and exchange of information which is in accordance with the legislation binding on the signatories. For this purpose, “AIFMD entities” means managers of alternative investment funds, alternative investment funds, depositories, and persons to whom their activities are outsourced, as defined in the European Union’s AIFM Directive.

The Bank Board discussed the “5peňazí activity plan”. The Bank’s “5peňazí” financial education initiative is being implemented in accordance with The Financial Literacy Support Strategy of Národná banka Slovenska.

The Bank Board took note of the Bank’s Structural Challenges report, which will be publicly presented and published on the NBS website.

Peter Majer
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2142, +421-2-5865 2142, +421-2-5787 2169, +421-2-5865 2169

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