The Bank will inform the banks about the applied measures of influence

НБУ будет информировать о примененных к банкам мерах воздействия

The national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) from August 31 to begin to inform the public about the applied to banks sanctions for violations of legislation in the sphere of prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering) of incomes obtained in a criminal way. About it reports a press-service of the NBU.

“We are building a modern and open NBU, integrated into the European community Central banks. Introducing advanced international standards of supervision, the national Bank decided to inform the public regularly about applied to banks sanctions for violations of legislation in the sphere of prevention and counteraction of legalization of incomes”, – said the Director of the financial monitoring Department Igor Birch, the press service of the national Bank.

In the message the press-services is noted that the information applied to banks, the measures had the status of “information with limited access”.

However, the resolution of the NBU Board dated August 25, 2016 specified were declassified for General information on the application of interventions in the form of a written warning, impose a fine on the Bank and the temporary dismissal of the Bank’s officials from office for violation of the legislation regulating relations in the sphere of prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering) of incomes obtained in a criminal way.

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In the message the press-services is noted that most recently in the activities of the banks revealed violation of the new requirements of the legislation on public figures.

For example, employees of banks do not show the fact of belonging of the client to this category of persons, and find out the sources of funds of such figures, or establish relationships with such clients without the permission of the head of the Bank.

At the same time there is a problem with inadequate and sometimes purely formal approach of the banks to meet the requirements of legislation in the sphere of financial monitoring to ensure risk management.

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From 31 August awareness banks applied to the measures the national Bank will carry out monthly.

We will remind, according to the NBU, the total loss of operating Ukrainian banks over seven months of 2016 was reduced in 3,3 times in comparison with the same period last year and amounts to 9.3 billion UAH.

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