Financial Services Authority
(FSA)
see financial services law.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


Financial Services Authority
(FSA)
The single regulator for the UK financial services industry. The FSA is an independent non-governmental body which has been given statutory powers by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA). The FSA is responsible for regulating the UK financial services sector and the promotion of the objectives set out in FSMA. That legislation requires the FSA to: maintain market confidence; promote public awareness; protect consumers; and reduce financial crime.
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