Financial Regulatory Authorities

Regulation Guide

In this Regulation Guide you can find most of the country specific Financial Service Authorities and Banks, which regulate, monitor, supervise and authorise Financial Institutions. With strict requirements and activity restrictions, they offer clear guidelines, helping to maintain the transparency and integrity of the whole financial system.

Flag Country Type Acronym Authority Learn More
Algeria Regulator COSOB Commission of Organization and Monitoring of Exchange Learn More
Andorra Regulator INAF Andorran National Financial Institute Learn More
Anguilla Regulator FSC Anguilla Financial Services Commission Learn More
Antigua and Barbuda Regulator FSRC Financial Services Regulatory Commission Learn More
Argentina Regulator CNV National Securities Commission Learn More
Austria Bank ONB Oesterreichische Nationalbank Learn More
Austria Regulator FMA Financial Market Authority Learn More
Australia Bank ASIC Reserve Bank of Australia Learn More
Australia Regulator AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Report and Analysis Centre Learn More
Australia Regulatror ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission Learn More
Australia Regulator APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority  Learn More
Bahamas Regulator SCB Securities Commission of The Bahamas Learn More
Bahrain Bank CBB Central Bank of Bahrain Learn More
Barbados Regulator FSC Financial Services Commission Learn More
Belgium Bank NBB National Bank of Belgium Learn More
Belgium Regulator FSMA Financial Services and Markets Authority Learn More
Belize Regulator IFSC International Financial Services Commission Learn More
Bermuda Regulator BMA Bermuda Monetary Authority Learn More
Bolivia Regulator ASFI Supervisory Authority of the Financial System Learn More
Botswana Regulator NBFIRA Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority Learn More
Brazil Regulator CVM Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil Learn More
British Virgin Islands Regulator BVI – FSC Financial Services Commission Learn More
Bulgaria Bank BNB Bulgarian National Bank Learn More
Bulgaria Regulator FSC Financial Supervision Commission Learn More
Canada Bank BC Bank of Canada Learn More
Canada Regulators IIROC Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Learn More
Canada Regulator BCSC British Columbia Securities Commission Learn More
Canada Regulator CIPF Canadian Investor Protection Fund Learn More
Canada Regulator OSC Ontario Securities Commission Learn More
Cayman Islands Regulator CIMA Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Learn More
China Bank PBC People’s Bank of China Learn More
China Regulator CSRC China Securities Regulatory Commission Learn More
Cook Islands Regulator FSC Financial Supervisory Commission Learn More
Costa Rica Regulator SUGEVAL Superintendent General of Securities Learn More
Croatia Bank HB Croatian National Bank Learn More
Croatia Regulator HANFA Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency Learn More
Cyprus Bank CBC Central Bank of Cyprus Learn More
Cyprus Regulator CySec Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission Learn More
Cyprus Association CFA Cyprus Fiduciary Association Learn More
Cyprus Association ICPAC Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus Learn More
Cyprus Association CFSFA Cyprus Financial Services Firms Association Learn More
Cyprus Association CBA Cyprus Bar Association Learn More
Cyprus Association IIA Cyprus Cyprus Institute of Internal Auditors Learn More
Czech Republic Bank CNB Czech National Bank Learn More
Czech Republic Regulator CNB – FMS Czech National Bank – Financial market supervision Learn More
Denmark Bank DN Danmarks National Bank Learn More
Denmark Regulator FSA Finanstilsynet – The Financial Supervisory Authority Learn More
Dominica Regulator FSU Dominica Financial Services Commission Learn More
Dubai Regulator DGCX Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange Learn More
Dubai Regulator DMCC Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Learn More
Dubai Regulator DIFC Dubai International Financial Centre Learn More
Dubai Regulator DFSA Dubai Financial Services Authority Learn More
Egypt Regulator EFSA Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority Learn More
Estonia Bank BEEP Eesti Pank Learn More
Estonia Regulator MoE Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications Learn More
Estonia Regulator EFSA Estonian Financial Supervision Authority Learn More
Europe Bank ECB The European Central Bank Learn More
Europe Regulator ESMA European Securities and Markets Authority Learn More
Europe Association AFME Association for Financial Markets in Europe Learn More
Europe Association EFAMA European Fund and Asset Management Association Learn More
Finland Bank BOFIT Bank of Finland Learn More
Finland Regulator FIN – FSA Financial Supervisory Authority Learn More
France Bank BDF Banque de France Learn More
France Regulator AMF Financial Markets Authority Learn More
France Regulator ACPR French Prudential Supervisory Authority Learn More
France Regulator CECEI Credit Institutions and Investment Firms Committee Learn More
Germany Bank BBK BundesBank Learn More
Germany Regulator BaFin Federal Financial Supervisory Authority  Learn More
Gibraltar Regulator FSC Gibraltar Financial Services Commission Learn More
Guernsey Regulator GFSC Guernsey Financial Services Commission Learn More
Hong Kong Regulator SFC Securities and Futures Commission Learn More
Hungary Bank CBH Central Bank of Hungary Learn More
Hungary Regulator HFSA Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority Learn More
Iceland Regulator FME Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority Learn More
India Bank RBI Reserve Bank of India Learn More
India Regulator CDSL Central Depository Services Limited Learn More
India Regulator NSDL National Securities Depository Learn More
India Regulator SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India Learn More
Indonesia Bank BI Bank Indonesia Learn More
Indonesia Regulator CoFTRA Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency Learn More
Indonesia Regulator OJK Financial Services Supervisory Authority   Learn More
International Association ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants  Learn More
International Association GFMA Global Financial Markets Association Learn More
International Association IIA Institute of Internal Auditors Learn More
Iraq Regulator ISC Iraq Securities Commission Learn More
Ireland Bank CBI Central Bank of Ireland Learn More
Ireland Regulator CBFSAI – CBI Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland  Learn More
Isle of Man Regulator FSC Financial Supervision Commission Learn More
Italy Bank BDI Bank of Italy Learn More
Italy Regulator CONSOB Commission for Companies and Stock Exchange Learn More
Jamaica Regulator FSC Financial Services Commission Learn More
Japan Bank BoJ Bank of Japan Learn More
Japan Regulator FFAJ Japan’s Financial Futures Association Learn More
Japan Regulator JSDA Japan Securities Dealers Association Learn More
Japan Regulator JFSA Financial Services Agency Learn More
Jersey Regulator JFSC Jersey Financial Services Commission Learn More
Jordan Regulator JSC Jordan Securities Commission Learn More
Kazakhstan Regulator AFN Regulation and Supervision of Financial Market and Financial Organizations Learn More
Kuwait Regulator KCCI Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry Learn More
Labuan Regulator LFSA Labuan Financial Services Authority Learn More
Latvia Bank BL Bank of Latvia Learn More
Latvia Regulator FCMC Financial and Capital Market Commission Learn More
Lebanon Regulator BCCL Banking Control Commission of Lebanon Learn More
Liechtenstein Regulator FMA Financial Market Authority Liechtenstein Learn More
Lithuania Bank BOL Bank of Lithuania Learn More
Lithuania Regulator BOL Bank of Lithuania Supervision Learn More
Luxembourg Bank BCL Banque centrale du Luxembourg Learn More
Luxembourg Regulator CSSF Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier Learn More
Macedonia Regulator MSEC Securities and Exchange Commission of the Republic of Macedonia Learn More
Malaysia Regulator SC Securities Commission Malaysia Learn More
Malta Bank CBM Central Bank of Malta Learn More
Malta Regulator MFSA Malta Financial Service Authority Learn More
Marshall Islands Regulator IBC International Business Company Learn More
Mauritius Regulator FSC Financial Services Commission Mauritius Learn More
Mexico Regulator CNBV National Banking and Securities Commission Learn More
Morocco Regulator CDVM Ethics Council for Securities Learn More
Netherlands Bank DNB De Nederlandsche Bank Learn More
Netherlands Regulator AFM Autoriteit Financiële Markten – Authority for the Financial Markets Learn More
New Zealand Bank RBNZ Reserve Bank of New Zealand Learn More
New Zealand Regulator NZX New Zealand Exchange Learn More
New Zealand Regulator FMA – FSPR Financial Markets Authority Learn More
Norway Bank NB Norges Bank Learn More
Norway Regulator NFSA Finanstilsynet The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway Learn More
Oman Regulator CMA Capital Market Authority Learn More
Panama Regulator SMV The Superintendency of Securities in Panama Learn More
Panama Regulator CVN National Securities Commission Learn More
Poland Bank NBP National Bank of Poland Learn More
Poland Regulator PFSA Polish Financial Supervision Authority Learn More
Portugal Bank BP Banco de Portugal Learn More
Portugal Regulator CMVM Portuguese Securities Market Commission Learn More
Qatar Bank QCB Qatar Central Bank Learn More
Qatar Regulator QFMA Qatar Financial Markets Authority Learn More
Romania Bank BNR National Bank of Romania Learn More
Romania Regulator CNVMR Romanian National Securities Commission Learn More
Russia Bank CBR Central Bank of the Russian Federation Learn More
Russia Regulator FCSM Federal Commission of Securities Market Learn More
Russia Regulator CRFIN Centre for Regulation in OTC Financial Instruments and Technologies Learn More
Russia Regulator NAUFOR Russian national Association Of Securities Market Participants Learn More
Russia Regulator CROFR Financial Market Relations Regulation Center Learn More
Russia Regulator FMRRC Federal Commission of Securities Market Learn More
Saint Lucia Regulator FSSU Financial Sector Supervision Unit Learn More
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Regulator SVGFSA Financial Services Authority Learn More
Saint Kitts and Nevis Regulator FSRC Financial Service Regulatory Commission Learn More
San Marino Bank / Regulator BCSM Central Bank of San Marino Learn More
Samoa Regulator SIFA Samoan International Financial Services Authority Learn More
Saudi Arabia Bank SAMA Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency Learn More
Saudi Arabia Regulator CMA Capital Market Authority Learn More
Seychelles Regulator FSA Seychelles Financial Services Authority Learn More
Singapore Bank / Regulator MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore Learn More
Slovakia Bank / Regulator NBS Národná banka Slovenska Learn More
Slovenia Bank BSI Bank of Slovenia Learn More
Slovenia Regulator ATVP Securities Market Agency Learn More
South Africa Bank SARB South African Reserve Bank Learn More
South Africa Regulator FSB Financial Services Board Learn More
South Korea Regulator FSC Financial Services Commission Learn More
Spain Bank BDE Banco de España Learn More
Spain Regulator CNMV Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores – Spanish Securities Market Commission Learn More
Sri Lanka Bank CBSL Central Bank of Sri Lanka Learn More
Sri Lanka Regulator SEC Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka Learn More
Sweden Bank SRS Riksbank Learn More
Sweden Regulator Fi – FSA Finansinspektionen – General Authority for Financial Supervision Learn More
Switzerland Bank SNB Swiss National Bank Learn More
Switzerland Regulator FINMA Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority Learn More
Taiwan Regulator FSC Financial Supervisory Commission Learn More
Thailand Bank BOT Bank Of Thailand Learn More
Thailand Regulator SEC Securities and Exchange Commission Learn More
Tunisia Regulator CMF Financial Market Council Learn More
Turkey Bank CBRT Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Learn More
Turkey Regulator SPK Capital Markets Board of Turkey Learn More
United Arab Emirates Bank CBUAE Central Bank of United Arab Emirates – U.A.E Learn More
United Arab Emirates Regulator SCA Securities and Commodities Authority  Learn More
Ukraine Regulator UCRFIN Ukrainian Centre for OTC Financial Instruments and Technologies Development Learn More
Ukraine Regulator NSSMC National Securities and Stock Market Commission Learn More
United Kingdom Bank BoE Bank of England Learn More
United Kingdom Regulator FCA Financial Conduct Authority Learn More
United Kingdom Regulator PRA Prudential Regulation Authority Learn More
United Kingdom Association BBA British Bank Association – and Financial Services Learn More
United Kingdom Association IMA Investment Management Association –Investment Firms Learn More
United Kingdom Association APCC Association of Professional Compliance Consultants Learn More
United Kingdom Association IIA Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors Learn More
United States Bank FED Federal Reserve Learn More
United States Regulator NASDAQ National Association of Securities Dealers Learn More
United States Regulator SEC U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Learn More
United States Regulator NFA National Futures Association  Learn More
United States Regulator CFTC Commodity Futures Trading Commission Learn More
United States Regulator FATA Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Learn More
United States Regulator FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Learn More
United States Regulator SIPC Securities Investor Protection Corporation Learn More
United States Regulator FINRA Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Learn More
Venezuela Regulator SNV Superintendencia Nacional de Valores –  National Superintendency of Securities Learn More