According to information released on the BNA website, between 1 April and 30 June 2022, 47 cases were closed.
Of these, 24 correspond to banking financial institutions, 19 of which resulted in the application of pecuniary sanctions, three convoked, one received a registered admonition and another granted the arguments presented in the exercise of the right of defence.
14 breaches were recorded concerning prudential rules and 10 concerning rules of financial conduct.
In the case of non-banking institutions, 23 infractions were recorded, of which 12 related to foreign exchange rules, nine related to prudential requirements and two related to financial conduct.
In addition to the pecuniary sanctions, the following ancillary measures were applied: a recorded admonition; a suspension of the financial activity of a holder of a relevant management position; and a replacement of a Financial Institution's external auditor.
Seventeen processes were closed due to the revocation of licenses to carry out activities.