General Law of Banks, non-Banking Financial Institutions, and Financial Groups, Law No. 561


This Law regulates financial activities funded with public resources. It protects the interests of depositors and promotes the public's trust in these institutions. Its contents oversee minimum capital requirements, reserves and profit distributions. The types of institutions falling under the scope of this Law are banks, bank regulators, foreign bank branches and financial groups.

Document Details

Title (Non-English): 
Ley General de Bancos, Instituciones Financieras no Bancarias y Grupos Financieras, Ley No. 561
Document Type: 
Document Topic: 
Doument Author (Entity): 
Authoring Country: 
Originating Country or Trade Block: 
Issue Status: 
Year of Document: 
Date of Document: 
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Document Authors: 
National Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua
Language (This Document): 

Legal Disclaimer: The content appearing on this site is for general information purposes only and made available on an "AS-IS" basis. The law is subject to change and no representation or warranty is made with regard to accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose.