Useful Links

Below are some of the links which may be useful to you such as regulators, exchanges, trade associations, other resources etc.

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UK Regulators

Advertising Standards AuthorityFinancial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)The Pensions Regulator

UK Offshore Regulators

Guernsey Financial Services CommissionIsle of Man Financial Supervision CommissionIsle of Man Insurance and Pensions AuthorityJersey Financial Services Commission

European Institutions & Related Bodies

American Chamber of CommerceThe European Consumers' Organisation (BEUC) British Chamber of Commerce in BelgiumCouncil of the European UnionEuropean Banking Authority (EBA) European Insurance and Occupational Pensions AuthorityEuropean Commission - Press roomEconomic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN)Members of the European ParliamentUK Members of the European ParliamentPolitics HomeEuromoneyEuropean Central BankEuropean CommissionCounsel of the European UnionEuropean Court of Justice (ECJ)European Investment BankEuropean Investment FundEuropean Mortgage Federation (EMF)European ParliamentEuropean Parliamentary Financial Services Forum (EPFSF) European Public Affairs Consultancies Association (EPACA)Forum EuropeEuropean Official JournalEuropean Movement - UK

Professional Bodies

Association of Professional Compliance ConsultantsChartered Insurance InstituteFaculty and Institute of Actuariesifs School of FinanceInstitute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)International Compliance AssociationPersonal Finance SocietyProfessional Risk Managers International AssociationChartered Institute for Securities & InvestmentsSociety of Trust and Estate PractitionersThe Law SocietyThe Pensions Management Institute (PMI)

Representative Bodies

Association of British Insurers (ABI)Association of Foreign BanksAssociation of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA)Association of Insurance & Risk ManagersAssociation of Pensions LawyersAssociation of Professional Compliance ConsultantsBritish Bankers Association (BBA)Building Societies AssociationChartered Institute of Loss AdjustersConfederation of British Industry (CBI)Futures and Options Association (FOA) Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)Institute of Directors (IoD)Institute of Risk Management (IRM)Investment Management Association (IMA)Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)Life Insurance Market Research Association (LIMRA)The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)Tax-Incentivised Savings Association (TISA)

Stock Exchanges and Other Trading Venues

NYSE EuronextThe London Stock ExchangeNew York Stock ExchangeICAP Securities and Derivatives ExchangeChi-xNASDAQ

Clearing and Settlement Infrastructure Providers

Euroclear UK and Ireland (EUI) Clearstream LCH Clearnet

Private Investor Indices


UK Institutions

Bank of EnglandFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA)Centre for the study of financial innovation (CSFI) Financial Market Law CommitteeFinancial Services Compensation Schem (FSCS)Financial Skills PartnershipJoint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG)Joseph Rowntree FoundationNational Consumers CouncilThe Council of Mortgage LendersThe Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)The Pensions Advisory ServiceTrade Union Congress (TUC) IFS School of FinanceWhich

UK Government Websites

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Department for Work and TreasuryHer Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC)House of Commons - HansardHome OfficeHouse of CommonsHouse of Lords - HansardHouse of Lords - home pageLaw CommissionOffice of Fair TradingThe Pension ServiceHer Majesty's Court and Tribunal ServiceJustice Department

News Sites

BBC News Chatham HouseCitywireCity A.M (London)Daily TelegraphDaily MailEvening Standard (London)Financial TimesInvestors ChronicleMotley FoolNew StatesmanThe GuardianThe IndependentThe Paper BoyThe TimesThe Sunday TimesThis is Money

Other Useful Links

Thomson Reuters Accleus Compliance Resource NetworkMiFID ConnectElsevier (technical books)LexisnexisThe Compliance ExchangeThe Financial Services ForumCitizens Advice Bureau (CAB)Tribunal Services Money Advice Service