ECB queries changes to Austrian central bank law

The National Bank of Austria

The European Central Bank has questioned plans by Austria’s government to change the laws governing the country’s central bank and financial regulator.

The future of the law is already in doubt, after Austria’s previous government, which drafted the proposals to change the central bank law, collapsed in dramatic circumstances.

The Austrian National Bank (OeNB) previously issued an opinion strongly criticising the draft law, saying it would harm its independence and reduce the quality of

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: