The NBU is preparing a bill for the protection of PrivatBank

The Prime Minister spoke about the legislative initiative of the NBU.

The national Bank of Ukraine is preparing a bill that would make it impossible to return insolvent banks to their former owners, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.

This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Alexey Goncharuk.

So, answering the question of whether work on legal amendments to make it impossible to return PrivatBank his ex-owner is Igor Kolomoisky, a key issue in the negotiations with the International monetary Fund, Goncharuk said that the Bank is developing a bill.

“NBU is indeed developing such legislative initiatives and the government is working with the NBU in these projects in the framework of the working meetings. These solutions are designed to protect taxpayers from possible negative consequences of court decisions against banks that were reported, the NBU from the market. The national Bank was the main developer of this text, and when it is adopted, it is difficult to predict, but it is a question of the nearest future”, — he said.

The head of government noted that now between Ukraine and the IMF continue negotiations on the format of the future programme.

“The case of PrivatBank for the vast majority of people is significant. But the greater weight of this case is, in terms of creating an economic threat,” — said Goncharuk.

He stressed that the government’s objective remains unchanged — to protect the interests of Ukrainians, including protecting macroeconomic and financial stability.

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