Financial Services Authority
|Financial Services Authority|
|Superseding agency||Prudential Regulation Authority, Financial Conduct Authority|
|Headquarters||25 North Colonnade
London, United Kingdom
|Agency executive||Adair Turner, Chairman|
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is a group who regulate banks and other financial companies in the United Kingdom. Its board is appointed by the Treasury and the organisation is structured as a company limited by guarantee and owned by the UK government. Its main office is based in Canary Wharf, London, with another office in Edinburgh. When acting as the competent authority for listing of shares on a stock exchange, it is referred to as the UK Listing Authority (UKLA).
References[change | edit source]
- Lord Turner confirmed chairman of FSA in its hour of need
- Vina, Gonzalo. "U.K. Scraps FSA in Biggest Bank Regulation Overhaul Since! 1997". Businessweek (Bloomberg). http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-16/u-k-scraps-fsa-in-biggest-bank-regulation-overhaul-since-1997.html. Retrieved 16 June 2010.