According to § 35 par. 4 of the Banking Act, the following are considered to be persons who have a special relationship with the bank:
a) members of the bank's statutory body, senior employees of the bank, other employees of the bank determined by the bank's articles of association and the bank's procurator,
b) members of the Bank's Supervisory Board,
c) persons in control of the Bank, members of the statutory bodies of such legal entities and senior employees of such legal entities,
d) persons close to * members of the bank's statutory body, the bank's supervisory board, senior employees of the bank or natural persons who have control over the bank,
e) legal persons in which some of the persons referred to in points a), b), c) or d) have a qualifying holding,
f) shareholders who have a qualifying holding in the bank and any legal entity which is under their control or which has control over them,
g) legal entities under the control of the bank,
h) members of the Bank Board of the National Bank of Slovakia,
i) an auditor or a natural person who performs audit activities in the bank on behalf of the audit company,
j) a member of the statutory body of another bank and the head of a branch of a foreign bank,
k) its covered bond program administrator and its representative of the covered bond program administrator,
l) persons who have a legal relationship with the bank, which may lead to the establishment of a qualifying holding in the bank.
* A close person is a relative in the direct line, a sibling and a spouse; other persons in a family or similar relationship are considered to be persons close to each other if the damage suffered by one of them was reasonably perceived by the other as his own harm.