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Regulation and Codes of Conduct of Banco de Portugal

Banco de Portugal performs clear public interest functions in its capacity as a Eurosystem monetary authority and national supervisory authority.

The importance and nature of the Bank's activities require those working for it to follow high standards of professional ethics.

The Regulation of the Ethics Committee and of the General Duties of Conduct of the Employees of Banco de Portugal and the Codes of Conduct of Banco de Portugal establish rules and guidance on professional ethics for all those working for the Bank, including the Board of Directors and the Audit Board. They are also a reference for the public and institutions on conduct standards applying to those working for the Bank, including the members of the Bank's corporate bodies.

The Regulation of the Ethics Committee and of the General Duties of Conduct of the Employees of Banco de Portugal is a set of labour requirements taking the form of rules binding those working for the Bank.