Definitions for "Financial Services Authority"
Keywords:  fsa, watchdog, sib, statutory, canary
The government agency that regulates investment business as required by Financial Services Act 1986.
(FSA) Regulator established in 1997 to replace SIB. Will become fully operational when it receives its full powers on N2 date. A single independent non-governmental body which exercises wide ranging statutory powers governing the financial services and banking sectors.
The top investment watchdog. Contact them on 0207 638 1240, but if you have a problem with a financial adviser or insurance company, contact the Personal Investment Authority. If you have a problem with a stockbroker, contact the Securities & Futures Authority.