FSA [Financial Services Authority]
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is an independent body with the power to regulate the financial services industry.
The FSA has a wide range powers over the financial services industry to make rules, investigate and enforce these rules.
The FSA operates to try and achieve four objectives:
- Maintaining confidence in the financial system;
- Promoting public understanding of the financial system;
- Securing the appropriate degree of protection for consumers; and
- Reducing the extent to which it is possible for a business to be used for a purpose connected with financial crime.
For more information see www.fsa.gov.uk