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:
    National Bank of Romania
    Other names:
    Banca Nationala a Romaniei
    Definition:
    Central bank. The competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (article 20).
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Romania
    URL:
    http://www.bnro.ro/Home.aspx
  • Terms:
    National Bank of Slovakia
    Other names:
    Národná banka Slovenska (NBS)
    Definition:
    Central bank. The competent authority for the authorisation and supervision of payment institutions (article 20); and MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Slovakia
    URL:
    http://www.nbs.sk/en/home
  • Terms:
    National Securities Commission
    Other names:
    Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)
    Definition:
    In charge of supervising and inspecting the Spanish Stock Markets and the activities of all the participants in those markets. The competent authority for MiFID.
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Spain
    URL:
    http://www.cnmv.es/portal/home.aspx?lang=en
  • Terms:
    Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets
    Other names:
    AFM
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Netherlands
    URL:
    http://www.afm.nl/en
  • Terms:
    Office for Competition and Consumer Protection
    Other names:
    Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Poland
    URL:
    http://www.uokik.gov.pl/home.php
  • Terms:
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    Other names:
    organisation de coopération et de développement économiques
    Definition:
    international forum for promoting economic progress and world trade
    Type:
    Policy Maker
    Country:
    International
    URL:
    http://www.oecd.org/
  • Terms:
    Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association (PIMFA)
    Definition:
    PIMFA is the trade association for firms that provide investment management and financial advice to help individuals and families plan for their financial life journeys.
    Type:
    Trade Association
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    https://www.pimfa.co.uk/
  • Terms:
    Polish Financial Supervision Authority
    Other names:
    Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego (KNF)
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    Poland
    URL:
    http://www.knf.gov.pl/en/index.html
  • Terms:
    Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)
    Definition:
    To be created Spring 2012 out of the FSA, along with the FCA and FPC (q.v.). Responsible for the micro-prudential regulation of individual firms
    Type:
    Regulator
    Country:
    UK
    URL:
    https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/prudential-regulation
  • Terms:
    Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) [Defunct]
    Other names:
    SIFMA Europe, AFME
    Definition:
    Defunct. Merged with LIBA to form AFME
    Type:
    Trade Association
    Country:
    EU
    URL:
    http://www.sifma.org/