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:
    European Payments Council (EPC)
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    EU
    URL:
    http://www.europeanpaymentscouncil.eu/
  • Terms:
    European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)
    Definition:
    Responsible for EU-wide macro-prudential oversight
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    EU
    URL:
    http://www.esrb.europa.eu/home/html/index.en.html
  • 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 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 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/
  • 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 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 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/