Who are we?

BankszövetségThe Hungarian Banking Association is the professional advocacy association of the Hungarian banking sector, coordinating and representing the views of the banking community. The Association establishes committees and working groups involving professionals from member banks to develop common positions.

The Association's activities include

  • representing the banking sector's interests,
  • technical consultations
  • participating in the drafting of legislation
  • cooperating with fellow professional associations and NGOs
  • operating technical committees and working groups
  • operating an Ethics Committee
  • coordination and technical consultations during the drafting of government decisions
  • participating in the decision-making processes of the European Banking Federation (EBF)
  • implementing the EBF's positions
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Information

Hungarian Banking Association
PRESS RELEASE
May 22nd 2020
 
 
 
Minister of Finance Mihály Varga welcomed the participants of the General Meeting of the Hungarian Banking Association through a video message. The General Meeting was held on May 22, 202 and new officers were elected. 
 
Minister Mihály Varga emphasized that the Hungarian banking sector developed at a good pace before the health crisis; for financial institutions, 2019 was one of the best performing years of the decade. In his words: thanks to this, the Hungarian banking sector managed to continue operating smoothly even during the emergency and banks were able to respond immediately to and in support of the introduction of the loan moratorium and the raising of the limit of contactless payments. The Minister emphasized that these past times have proved that they can d...

Miklós Pulai, former secretary general of the Hungarian Banking Association, who was an iconic character of the Hungarian banking history passed away at the age of 94. It is with deep sadness, the Hungarian banking community and the Hungarian Banking Association bid farwell to Mikós Pulai.

Entire memoriam available only in Hungarian

Zsigmond Gábor Erdély, the second president of the Hungarian Banking Association passed away on 15 April 2020. He was a respected member of the Hungarian baking community and his professional career was always linked the the banking sector. As he was one of the founders of the Hungarian Banking Association, we will always remember him and his lifework.

Entire memoriam available only in Hungarian