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:
    Bank of England (BoE)
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx
  • Terms:
    Bank of France
    Other names:
    Banque de France
    Definition:
    Monitors and regulates the banking market. Competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (specifically within the Bank La comité des établissements de credit et des entreprises d'investissement and La Commission bancaire).
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    France
    URL:
    http://www.banque-france.fr/accueil.html
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    Bank of Greece
    Definition:
    Responsible for implementing the Eurosystem's monetary policy in Greece and safeguarding the stability of the Greek financial system.The competent authority for the authorization and supervision of payment institutions.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Greece
    URL:
    http://www.bankofgreece.gr/Pages/en/default.aspx
  • Terms:
    Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
    Definition:
    International organisation of central banks
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    International
    URL:
    http://www.bis.org/
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    Bank of Italy
    Other names:
    Banca d’Italia
    Definition:
    Central bank: banking and financial supervision. The competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (article 20).
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Italy
    URL:
    http://www.bancaditalia.it/;internal&action=_setlanguage.action?LANGUAGE=en
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    Bank of Portugal
    Other names:
    Banco de Portugal
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Portugal
    URL:
    http://www.bportugal.pt/en-US/Pages/inicio.aspx
  • Terms:
    Bank of Russia
    Other names:
    CBR/ Central Bank of the Russian Federation
    Definition:
    Supervises and inspects commercial banks to maintain financial stability.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Russia
    URL:
    http://www.cbr.ru/eng/
  • Terms:
    Bank of Slovenia
    Other names:
    Banka Slovenije (BSI)
    Definition:
    This is the central bank of the Republic of Slovenia. It implements the common monetary policy; co-manages the official foreign reserves of the monetary system; promotes smooth operation of payment systems. It is also the competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (banks, credit institutions) and it maintains accounts for Republic of Slovenia, government bodies and public entities.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Slovenia
    URL:
    http://www.bsi.si/en/
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    Bank of Spain
    Other names:
    Banco de Espana
    Definition:
    Central bank. The competent authority for the supervision of payment institutions (note the competent authority for the authorization of payment institutions is the Spanish Ministry of Finance).
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Spain
    URL:
    http://www.bde.es/bde/en/
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    Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)
    Definition:
    International committee of banking supervisory authorities; one third of the "joint forum" of international regulators, with IOSCO and IAIS.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    International
    URL:
    http://www.bis.org/bcbs/index.htm