Agency database

This is a searchable index of regulators, trade associations, and other industry bodies across different countries and sectors.

More information about the agencies listed below can be found in the Jargon Buster.

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  • Terms:
    Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
    Definition:
    Responsible for consumer protection, market conduct, EU representation & prudential regulation of smaller firms.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fsa.gov.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Conduct Unit (FCU) [defunct]
    Definition:
    Department of the FSA; proto-FCA (q.v.), i.e., deals with matters that will pass to the FCA in Spring 2013
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    UK
  • Terms:
    Financial Market Authority
    Other names:
    Finanzmarktaufsicht (FMA)
    Definition:
    Supervises the financial market in Austria. The competent authority for MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Austria
    URL:
    http://www.fma.gv.at/en/homepage.html
  • Terms:
    Financial Markets Authority
    Other names:
    Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
    Definition:
    Formed from the merger of the Commission des opérations de bourse (COB), the Conseil des marchés financiers (CMF) and the Conseil de discipline de la gestion financière (CDGF) to ensure the protection of savings invested in financial instruments, information for investors and the proper functioning of financial instruments markets. Competent authority for issues under MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    France
    URL:
    http://www.amf-france.org/en_US/?langSwitch=true
  • Terms:
    Financial Markets Law Committee (FMLC)
    Definition:
    independent committee of legal advisors to the Bank of England, who scrutinise proposed EU financial legislation for any potential problems that might arise
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fmlc.org/Pages/home.aspx
  • Terms:
    Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Policy Committee of Bank of England (FPC)
    Definition:
    new committee of the BoE (created June 2011) tasked with macro-prudential oversight of the financial system by identifying and reducing systemic risks. Compare the PRA (q.v.).
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/financialstability/Pages/fpc/default.aspx
  • Terms:
    Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
    Definition:
    UK regulator for accountancy and corporate governance.
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.frc.org.uk/Home.aspx
  • Terms:
    Financial Services and Banking Benchmarks Association (FSBBA)
    Type:
    Trade Association
    Country:
    US
    URL:
    http://www.fsbba.org
  • Terms:
    Financial Services and Markets Authority
    Other names:
    Autorité des services et marchés financiers (FSMA)
    Definition:
    Responsible for the integrity of financial markets and fair treatment of financial consumers. Competent authority for issues under MAD. It is the successor of the CBFA (www.cbfa.be) and is the competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions; MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Belgium
    URL:
    http://www.fsma.be/