The draft Government Bill proposes amendments to the Credit Institutions Act, the Payment Institutions Act, the Mutual Funds Act, the Investment Services Act, the Act on Trading in Financial Instruments, the Act on the Book Entry System and Settlement Activities. The Bill also proposes a new act on a task force on managing disruptions in the financial markets.
The purpose of the proposed amendments is to ensure the continuity of financial market services critical for society, also in the event of disruptions in the availability of financial market IT systems and services located abroad.
According to the Government Bill, the Acts are scheduled to enter into force on 1 January 2021.
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For further information, please contact
Anne Nisén, Senior Risk Expert, anne.nisen(at)fiva.fi, tel. +358 9 183 5211