Decisions adopted by the Governing Board on 7 February 2007

02/07/2007 / Press release

  1. At today's meeting the Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia adopted the Regulation on the Establishment and Management of a Financial Assets Register at the Bank of Slovenia for the purpose of collateralising banks' liabilities to the Eurosystem. Pursuant to the above mentioned regulation data regarding loans, which lenders approve for eligible debtors with registered offices in the euro area according to Slovene law and which may be used for collateralising Eurosystem assets, shall be entered in the register. Unused lines of credit, overdrafts on current accounts and letters of credit shall not be included as part of the previously mentioned loans. Data regarding the identification number of a loan and the establishment of collateral in favour of the Eurosystem for that property shall be public. The above mentioned regulation shall come into force on day following its publication in the Official Gazette of the RS.
  2. The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia was briefed on the report on the changeover to the euro, prepared by the Coordinating Committee for Technical Preparations to Introduce the Euro. Preparations, activities and the changeover to the euro have been successfully carried out and concluded, which both the European Central Bank and the European Commission have also established.
  3. The Bank of Slovenia, together with the Bank Association of Slovenia, has co-financed the publication of Recommendations for the Secure Use of On-line Banking Services, at a cost of EUR 5,000. The publication is intended to educate the public and users of on-line services and e-bank prior to the occurrence of "e-crime". Residents may obtain the publication at bank counters.
  4. The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia has issued Banka Koper d.d. authorisation to provide the mutually recognised financial service: issue of electronic money.