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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The BÉT Legek (Best of BSE) Awards Gala is one of the key events for the Hungarian capital market, which this year recognized outstanding performances on the stock exchange in 2018. In January, the Hungarian Banking Association’s employee, Ágnes Sütő, Deputy Secretary General, Communications received the Investment Literacy Award. The laudation mentioned Ms. Sütő’s enduring achievements in adopting the Hungarian program series (PÉNZ7) from the European Banking Federation’s International Money Week. Each year, the PÉNZ7 program series reaches an exceptionally high proportion of students and teachers on a European scale. The program’ organizers, the Ministry of Human Capacities (the project administrator), the Ministry for Innovation and Technology, the Ministry of Finance, the Hungarian Banking Association, the Money Compass Foundation, and Junior Achievement Hungary all collaborate in order to m...

PRESS MATERIALS

October 9, 2018

How not to get caught in the phishing net

 

Each month over 100 people in Hungary fall victim to phishing

Although companies in the market are continually improving their security systems, customers must also be more cautious

Over 100 cases of phishing are reported in Hungary each month according to statistics by authorities and corporations. This number, however only represents a fraction of the actual frauds committed: it is estimated that the number of people who fall victim to telephone and online fraud every year is among the thousands. Domestic market actors (credit institutions, telecommunication companies and utility service providers)...