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Entities supervised by the Czech National Bank

Pursuant to Article 44 of Act No. 6/1993 Coll. on the Czech National Bank, as amended, supervised entities include, in particular:

  • banks, foreign bank branches, credit unions, electronic money institutions, foreign electronic money institutions operating in the Czech Republic through a branch, small-scale electronic money issuers, payment institutions, foreign payment institutions operating in the Czech Republic through a branch, small-scale payment service providers, operators of payment systems with settlement finality,
  • investment firms, securities issuers, central depositories, other entities keeping a register of investment instruments, management companies, investment funds, operators of settlement systems with settlement finality, organisers of investment instrument markets and other persons specified in other legal rules governing capital market undertakings,
  • insurance corporations, reinsurance corporations, pension funds, pension management companies and other entities active in insurance, supplementary pension savings, pension savings and private pension schemes pursuant to legislative acts governing insurance, the activities of insurance intermediaries, private pension schemes, supplementary pension savings and pension savings,
  • entities handling domestic banknotes and domestic coins pursuant to a legislative act governing the circulation of banknotes and coins, and
  • other entities, where another legal rule so provides (e.g. bureaux de change).