The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is an independent non-governmental body, given statutory powers by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
The FSA is accountable to Treasury Ministers and through them to Parliament. It is operationally independent of Government and is funded entirely by the firms it regulates.
The FSA is an open and transparent organisation and provides full information for firms, consumers and others about its objectives, plans, policies and rules, including through this website.
To find out more about the FSA please visit their website at FSA Government Website