List of the KNF's public warnings

Pursuant to Article 6b. 1 of the Act of 21 July 2006 on Financial Market Supervision (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 2059) the KNF communicates to the public information about submitting a notification on suspicion of committing a crime specified in Article 215 and Article 216 of the Act dated 28 August 1997 on the Organization and Operation of Pension Funds, Article 171. 1-3 of the Banking Act dated 29 August 1997, Article 56a and Article 57 of the Act dated 26 October 2000 on Commodity Exchanges, Article 430 of the Act dated 11 September 2016 on Insurance and Reinsurance Activities (before 1 January 2016 - Article 225 of the Act dated 22 May 2003 on Insurance Activity), Article 47 and Article 48 of the Act dated 22 May 2003 on Insurance Mediation, Article 50. 1-2 of the Act dated 20 April 2004 on Occupational Pension Schemes, Article 40 of the Act dated 20 April 2004 on Individual Pension Accounts and Individual Retirement Savings Accounts, Article 287 and Articles 290-296 of the Act on Investment Funds, Article 178 of the Act dated 29 July 2005 on Trading in Financial Instruments, Article 99 and Article 99a of the Act dated 29 July 2005 on Public Offering and Conditions Governing the Introduction of Financial Instruments to Organised Trading, and Public Companies or Article 150 and Article 151 of the Act dated 19 August 2011 on Payment Services.

Under Article 6b(6) of the Act of 21 July 2006 on financial market supervision, the KNF Board also reports on criminal proceedings conducted ex officio or following notification by an entity other than the KNF Board where the Chair of the KNF Board exercised his right of the aggrieved party in criminal proceedings.

Warnings of foreign financial supervisory authorities.

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* Pursuant to Article 6b(5) and Article 6b(6) in fine of the Act of 21 July 2006 on financial market supervision, the information on notifications of suspected criminal offence and on proceedings which the Chairman of the KNF joined as a victim shall be supplemented with information on the final refusal to initiate preparatory proceedings or on the final discontinuance of preparatory proceedings and — where a bill of indictment has been filed — with an update on the final court ruling.

In addition to the above list of ‘Public warnings of the KNF-Polish Financial Supervision Authority’, if in doubt, please verify whether a given entity has been licensed by the KNF.

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Pecuniary benefits offered by the entities which do not hold the KNF license are not covered by state guarantees, in particular: the Bank Guarantee Fund (BGF), the compensation scheme of the National Depository for Securities (KDPW) or the Insurance Guarantee Fund (UFG).

Notifications on entities suspected of running business without legal authorisation may be submitted to the KNF electronically to:

Please also refer to the list of warnings published by foreign financial supervisory authorities.