Hellenic Bank Association (HBA)
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Secretary General, HBA
Currently, the HBA comprises 18 members, of which 10 are regular and 8 are associate members, with:
- a workforce of more than 38,000 people, directly employed;
- 1.873 branches and 5.625 ATMs;
- presence in 12 foreign banking markets, either directly or through majority holdings in overseas banks with 789 branches and 12.000 directly employed personnel.
As of September 1st 2019, the restrictions on cash withdrawals and capital transfers have been repealed by virtue of Article 86 of Law 4624/2019 (Government Gazette Issue A’ 137). All relevant Ministerial Decisions and Decisions of the Committee for the approval of banking transactions that were adopted during the period that the restrictions on cash withdrawals and capital transfers were in force have been repealed by the abovementioned Article of Law 4624/2019 as well.
Law 4624/2019 is available only in Greek.
The following section sets out, exclusively for historical purposes, the legislative framework pertaining to the restrictions on cash withdrawals and capital transfers that was in force from 18 July 2015 until 31 August 2019.
- Legislative Act
- Decisions of the committee for the approval of banking transactions