We want consumers to be able to trust that the firms we regulate have their best interests at heart by providing them with appropriate products and services.
To achieve this we have three objectives, set out for us in the Financial Services Act 2012:
The UK’s approach to financial regulation also involves several other bodies, each with their own responsibilities and objectives. These bodies include:
We have a proportionate approach, prioritising our work on the areas and firms that pose a higher risk to our objectives. Find out more.
A large part of our work is to implement, supervise and enforce EU and international standards and regulations in the UK. Find out more about our international work.
We have a proportionate approach, prioritising our work on the areas and firms that pose a higher risk to our objectives.
We work to protect consumers from the harm that can be caused by bad conduct in the financial services industry.
We aim to support and empower a healthy and successful financial system, where firms can thrive and consumers can place their trust in transparent and open markets.
We will promote effective competition in the interests of consumers.
We make sure that firms stick to our rules and take appropriate measures to prevent them from being used as a channel for financial crime.
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