Issuers of securities – Basic information

Within the scope of oversight of the capital market, the National Bank of Slovakia also carries out an oversight of issuers of securities admitted to trading on a regulated market. Issuer is a legal person or natural person that has issued, is issuing or has decided to issue a security in accordance with the Act No. 566/2001 Coll. on Securities and Investment Services (The Securities Act) and on amendments and supplements to certain laws or according to separate legislation.

Issuers of securities, apart from other things, have disclosure obligations towards the stock exchange as an organiser of a regulated market and towards the National Bank of Slovakia as an oversight authority.

Disclosure obligation of issuers of securities whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market which are stipulated in the Stock Exchange Act No. 429/2002 Coll. and  Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation) and repealing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directives 2003/124/EC, 2003/125/EC and 2004/72/EC can be found in the below mentioned sections.

Legislation

The Stock Exchange Ac No. 429/2002 Coll.  as well as other generally binding regulations, methodological guidelines, recommendations and opinions concerning this area as well as legal acts of European Union may be found here.