The NBU supervises and regulates banks to promote the security and financial stability of Ukraine’s banking system. Banking supervision assures customers, depositors, lenders, and borrowers that banks are operating stably and are fulfilling their obligations in full and on time. The NBU supervises and regulates all Ukrainian banks and their foreign subsidiaries, foreign banks in Ukraine, and other organizations and citizens in terms of compliance with the Law of Ukraine On Banks and Banking.
Supervision over Nonbank Financial Services Market
Starting 1 July 2020, the NBU became the regulator of the market for nonbank financial services of the financial sector, which comprises insurance companies, leasing companies, factoring companies, credit unions, pawnshops, and other financial institutions.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) issues licenses to participants of the nonbank financial services market and registers participants of the payment market in order to protect consumer rights in financial services and thus foster financial stability in Ukraine.