Financial scrutiny tightened

Parliament has approved an amendment to the financial markets supervision law, creating a financial markets supervision office that will take effect April next year.

The new law will integrate control of the financial market with that of the banking sector. It will also allow the Financial Market Office to be funded from fees charged to financial market players, including insurance firms and brokers, rather than from the state budget.

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Waydanovský House, today Martineum, after reconstruction.

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Trenčín covered in Christmas lights on November 29, 2021.

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Spying on the press has a tradition in Slovakia

Who, and why, is surveilling journalists in the country.


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