European Financial Regulators

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  1. Miyuki

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    Are here:

    Andorra
    Regulated banks in Andorra can be found here (in English):
    http://www.andorra.be/en/3.5.htm
    or here: (also English)
    http://www.inaf.ad/angles/index.php


    Belgium
    In Belgium, financial insitutions are regulated by the CBFA (Commission Bancaire, Financiere et des Assurances). The list of regulated institutions is available in French at http://www.cbfa.be/fr/ki/ki.asp. click the link in the middle of the page "Listes".


    Denmark
    The Financial Servics Agency of Denmark has a full list of regulated organizations in the country here (in English):
    http://ft-files.webhotel.net/ft/vut/default.asp?lan=2


    Greece
    The Bank of Greece has a full list of supervised institutions in pdf format, here in English:
    http://www.bankofgreece.gr/en/epopteia/Epopteia-D.asp
    And here in Greek, I guess. I don't know it's all Greek to me...
    http://www.bankofgreece.gr/epopteia/Epopteia-D.asp


    Hungary
    In Hungary the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority regulates financial institutions. The regulates institutions can be found here in English: http://english.pszaf.hu/engine.aspx?page=pszafen_supinst, and click on the left side link under "Supervised Institutions".
    In Hungarian, I think it's here, but don't quote me on this. http://www.pszaf.hu/engine.aspx?page=pszafhu_felugyeltintezm. Click on the link "Piaci szereplok" and then click the links under that heading.


    Latvia
    In Latvia, the Financial and Capital Market Commission carries out the supervision of Latvian banks, insurance companies and insurance brokerage companies, participants of financial instruments market, as well as private pension funds. The page of regulated banks (in English) is here: http://www.fktk.lv/en/market/credit_institutions/banks. Links for other institutions are found on the left.
    The same information on banks, with other institutional links on the left is found here in Latvian: http://www.fktk.lv/lv/tirgus_dalibnieki/kreditiestades/bankas


    Lithuania
    The Bank of Lithuania regulates financial institutions in Lithuania. The Information in English is found at http://www.lb.lt/banks/default.asp?lang=e. There are drop down bars to search each category and institution. The same information and format in Lithuanian is here: http://www.lb.lt/banks/default.asp?lang=l


    Luxembourg
    In Luxembourg, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) regulates all financial institutions. A list of each of the sectors in .pdf format can be downloanded here (in English) http://www.cssf.lu/index.php?id=8&L=1 and here in French: http://www.cssf.lu/index.php?id=8&L=0.


    Malta
    In Malta, the Malta Financial Services Authority regulates financial institutions. All banks should be found on this list, including branch banks. These can be found (in English) at http://www.mfsa.com.mt/mfsa/. Click on the left side link "Banking" and under "Credit Institutions" and "License Holders" is a list of regulated institutions.


    Netherlands
    On 1 January 2007, the Financial Supervision Act (FSA) (Wet op het financieel toezicht) came into force and replaced the Act on the Supervision of the Credit System of 1992 (ASCS). Under the ASCS, the Nederlandsche Bank supervises credit institutions in the Netherlands.
    http://www.dnb.nl/dnb/home/supervision/supervision_of_credit_institutions/en/13-86214-64.html


    Switzerland
    Banks in Switzerland are regulated by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission. The link to the site is http://www.ebk.admin.ch/e/institute/index.html. There are lists of authorized banks and other institutions found in the middle of the page in .pdf formats. Some are also in excel file format. These are supposed to be updated regularly. If the information you want is not current you can contact them at Tel. +41 31 322 69 11, Fax +41 31 322 69 26 or E-Mail: [info@ebk.admin.ch]


    United Kingdom
    All financial organisation in the UK are now regulated by one agency, the Financial Services Agency. They have a webpage that allows you to search by bank name, etc., here: http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/firmSearchForm.do
    Other Financial Services in the UK include:
    Guernsey Financial Services Commission: www.gfsc.gg
    Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission: www.fsc.gov.im
    Jersey Financial Services Commission: www.jerseyfsc.org
     
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