This category lists those government and quasi-government institutions that regulate banks, finance and insurance companies, and others in the financial industry. However, this category does not list central banks or finance ministries, which are listed elsewhere.
The National Securities Commission of the Argentine Republic ensures the transparency of Argentina's securities markets, watches over the market price formation process and thus protects investors.
APRA is the prudential regulator of banks, insurance companies and superannuation funds, credit unions, building societies and friendly societies.
Enforces company and financial services laws to protect consumers, investors and creditors; regulates and informs the public about Australian companies, financial markets, financial services organisations and professionals who deal and advise in investments, superannuation, insurance, deposit taking and credit.
Combines the former regulatory roles of the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Austrian Securities Authority (Bundes-Wertpapier-Aufsicht).
Mission is to protect the interests of securities investors; develop fair, transparent and efficient securities markets; and ensure proper compliance with securities laws.
Comissão de Valores Mobiliários, with a section of regulations of interest to foreign investors.
Unifies the regulatory functions formerly performed by the former State Securities Commission, the State Insurance Supervision Agency and the Insurance Supervision Agency.
The Chilean securities and insurance regulator, with copies of most financial laws, and more content in Spanish.
The CSRC is the executive branch of State Council Securities Commission, which is the central market regulation authority.
Papers and rules by the Financial Supervision Authority, an autonomous agency of the Bank of Estonia.
Inter-governmental body developing and promoting policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. Includes a summary of the FATF country evaluations.
The single supervisory authority for the Belgian financial sector.
A subset of the notices and rules are available in English, most only in French.
BaFin, the Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority.
Statutory body corporate established by the 1989 Financial Services Commission Ordinance.
Regulatory body set up for the administration of the Insurance Companies Ordinance.
Unified regulator for Hong Kong's financial markets.
The Fjármálaeftirlitsins is responsible for the official regulation and supervision of financial operations in Iceland.
Has as members the individual securities regulators.
Manx body responsible for the licensing and supervision of banks, building societies, investment business, collective investment schemes and corporate service providers.
CONSOB is the public authority responsible for regulating the Italian securities market, the activity of which is aimed at the protection of the investing public.
The FSA is responsible for ensuring the stability of the financial system in Japan, protection of depositors, insurance policy-holders and securities investors.
Ensuring overall stability in the financial and capital markets.
Combined Malaysian regulator with the aim of protecting the investor, and encouraging and promoting the development of the securities and futures markets in Malaysia.
With information about the legal position of NAMFISA, its consumer education bulletins, and an online complaints form.
Autoriteit Financiële Markten. Includes a warning list of those known to be offering financial services without proper authorization.
To encourage, promote and facilitate good securities and corporate practice and to discourage malpractice, both in the promotion of securities and in the management of investors' funds.
The Finanstilsynet, with limited content in English, mostly in Norwegian.
Some information in English, mostly in Spanish.
The SCPNG is a division of the Investment Promotion Authority.
Instituto de Seguros de Portugal is the body that controls and supervises the business of insurance and reinsurance, pension funds and brokerage.
Professional society for examiners of insurance companies, banks, savings and loans, and credit unions.
Regulating insurers, intermediaries, retirement funds, friendly societies, unit trust schemes, management companies, and financial markets.
Lists recent proposals and initiatives, with links to English versions. More in Korean.
Finansinspektionen is responsible for supervising companies in the insurance, credit and securities markets.
Supervises Thailand's capital markets.
The regulatory and supervisory authority in charge of the securities markets in Turkey
Regulator of all providers of financial services in the UK; Bank of England retains responsibility for systemic risk.
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