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 Services Authority (FSA) [defunct]
    Definition:
    Regulator of all UK financial services, 2000-2012.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fsa.gov.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
    Definition:
    refunds holders of insured deposits (up to a statutory limit) following the failure of a bank, paid for by a levy on other banks.
    Type:
    Other
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fscs.org.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP)
    Type:
    Other
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fs-cp.org.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)
    Type:
    Trade Association
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://fsla.org.uk/toview/index.htm
  • Terms:
    Financial Services Practitioner Panel (FSPP)
    Type:
    Trade Association
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.fs-pp.org.uk/
  • Terms:
    Financial Services Skills Council (FSSC)
    Definition:
    industry body providing training, education and skills development for financial services practitioners, accountants, etc.
    Type:
    Other
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://
  • Terms:
    Financial Stability Board (FSB)
    Definition:
    International association of finance ministers, central banks and international finance bodies that advise on the global financial system.
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    International
    URL:
    http://www.financialstabilityboard.org/
  • Terms:
    Financial Stability Committee of the Bank of England (FSC)
    Definition:
    committee of the BoE (created 2009) concerned with UK financial stability. Since the creation of the FPC (q.v.) now concerned with process of intelligence gathering.
    Type:
    Other
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/Pages/news/2009/048.aspx
  • Terms:
    Financial Supervision Commission
    Other names:
    FSC
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Bulgaria
    URL:
    http://www.fsc.bg/Home-en-1
  • Terms:
    Financial Supervisory Authority
    Other names:
    Finansinspektionen (FI)
    Definition:
    Examines the risks and control systems in financial companies and supervise compliance with statutes, ordinances and other regulations. The competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (article 20); and MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Sweden
    URL:
    http://www.fi.se/Folder-EN/Startpage/About-FI/