Professional secrecy concerning the pension funds activities and its criminal-law protection
The paper discusses the concept of professional secrecy concerning the pension funds activities and indicates the substance of its criminal law protection. The main thesis of this article is that in the age of intensive economic development, an information, especially professional secrecy, becomes a particularly important legal interest, which requires afar-reaching legal protection which is provided by criminal law provisions. The purpose of this paper is also the analysis of the legal consequences of committing adisclosure or use of professional secrecy offence under the Article 220 of The Organization and Operation of Pension Funds Act of August 28th, 1997. The scientific method used in this paper is adogmatic analysis of law.