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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Hungarian Banking Association: The Hungarian banking sector has an advanced digital vision There are certain things the Hungarian banking sector can be proud of, but there is, of course, also plenty of room for improvement. The sector must carry some heavy burdens, but also has some unique strengths. What are the most important pillars that can help preserve the sector’s competitiveness and what can the regulator, the Banking Association and market players do? In his opening presentation deli...
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The National Bank of Hungary (MNB), the Hungarian Banking Association, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH), National Security Service - National Cybersecurity Institute (NBSZ-NKI) and the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) have decided to establish a joint educational and communication co-operation scheme titled CyberShield (KiberPajzs). Digital financial criminals today attack primarily by way of emotionally manipulating and deceiving consumers. Thus, the organisers of C...
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It is a basic economic notion that the economy and the banking system go hand in hand, ideally making each other stronger. The core business of the banking sector is to provide a continuous flow of credit to the economy, and in crises such as the current one it is particularly important that the sector's lending ability is not compromised. A banking system that operates under stable legal conditions and predictable market conditions is like an immune system that helps keep the economy healthy, b...
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