Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 15th meeting of 2021

27. 07. 2021 | Press Release of the NBS

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (27 July) held its 15th meeting of 2021, chaired by NBS Governor Peter Kažimír.

The Bank Board approved a "Draft statement of agreement regarding the participation of the Slovak Republic in a new general allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the International Monetary Fund".

The Bank Board discussed and approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska amending Decree No 12/2005 of Národná banka Slovenska on the analysis of risks related to business premises security at banks and foreign bank branches.

The Decree lays down a deadline for completing the updating of risk analysis. This updating directly concerns business premises security at banks and foreign bank branches where staff members come into direct contact with customers and also handle cash, in other words where crime prevention solutions are essential.

The Decree takes effect on 31 August 2021.

The Bank Board discussed and approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska amending Decree No 10/2018 of Národná banka Slovenska on the Register of Bank Loans and Guarantees. The Decree takes into account Guideline (EU) 2020/381 of the European Central Bank of 21 February 2020 (ECB/2020/11) amending Guideline (EU) 2017/2335 on the procedures for the collection of granular credit and credit risk data (ECB/2017/38), which facilitates the sharing of data between central banks. The Decree also takes into account proposals and requests made by financial market participants and Národná banka Slovenska as well as lessons learnt from the operation of the Register of Bank Loans and Guarantees.

The Decree takes effect on 15 August 2021.

Peter Majer
NBS Spokesperson

 

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
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