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26.03.2020

Hanfa Board bans insurance companies from the payment of dividend and ensures the earnings are retained in Croatia

The Board of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (Hanfa) at its meeting held today adopted a decision banning the insurance companies in Croatia and the Raiffeisen Pension Insurance Company from paying dividends from realised profits until 30 April 2021. The decision shall enter into force on the day of its adoption. As a result, about HRK 4 billion of retained earnings in balance sheets of insurance companies will be retained in Croatia.

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23.03.2020

At an extraordinary meeting, Hanfa Board relieves issuers from the payment of fees for 2020, and bans the company OTP osiguranje d.d. from the payment of dividend

At its extraordinary meeting held today, The Board of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (Hanfa) adopted a decision relieving issuers from the payment of fees for the year 2020. Hanfa is thus trying to help ease the current situation and reduce their operating costs. The decision shall enter into force on the day of its adoption and it will be published on Hanfa's website.

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19.03.2020

As of 20 March, communication with Hanfa by e-mail only

In order to minimize the risk of the coronavirus spread and to protect the health and safety of citizens, we are asking all legal and natural persons to send all documents (statements, reports, notifications…) to Hanfa exclusively by e-mail to pisarnica@hanfa.hr, as of 20 March 2020.

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16.03.2020

Hanfa ensures business continuity with active prevention measures

In accordance with communication from the competent authorities and with the aim of preventive action, the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency has taken all necessary measures to protect the health of citizens and its employees, while ensuring the continuity of all its business processes, as well as the unobstructed and regular communication with supervised entities and the public.

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13.03.2020

Twinning project for the National Bank of Serbia successfully completed

On 9 March 2020, the Twinning project "Strengthening of the Institutional Capacities of the National Bank of Serbia in the Process of EU Accession" was successfully completed. Invited by the Croatian National Bank, Hanfa participated in this project in activities related to the insurance sector, which in the Republic of Serbia is under the supervision of the National Bank of Serbia.

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13.03.2020

Monthly Report for February 2020

The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency has published its Monthly Report for February 2020. The Report contains data on business operations of pension funds, investment funds, investment firms, insurance companies, leasing companies, factoring companies and capital market.

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12.03.2020

ESMA recommends action by financial market participants for COVID-19 impact

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), together with National Competent Authorities (NCAs), is closely monitoring the situation in view of the continuing impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on financial markets in the European Union (EU). Following a Board of Supervisors discussion examining the market situation and contingency measures taken by supervised entities, ESMA is making the following recommendations to financial market participants:

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26.02.2020

Hanfa signs AIFMD MoU with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission

The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (Hanfa) and the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) have concluded the ESMA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in relation to the alternative investment funds management. The Memorandum was signed by Mr Ante Žigman, President of Hanfa Board, and Mr William Mason, Director General of the GFSC.

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21.02.2020

Monthly Report for January 2020

The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency has published its Monthly Report for January 2020. The Report contains data on business operations of pension funds, investment funds, investment firms, insurance companies, leasing companies, factoring companies and capital market.

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