Financial Services Authority facts for kids
|Headquarters||25 North Colonnade
London, United Kingdom
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is a group who regulate banks and other financial companies in the United Kingdom. Its board is appointed by the Treasury and the organisation is structured as a company limited by guarantee and owned by the UK government. Its main office is based in Canary Wharf, London, with another office in Edinburgh. When acting as the competent authority for listing of shares on a stock exchange, it is referred to as the UK Listing Authority (UKLA).
The FSA's Chairman and CEO are Lord Turner of Ecchinswell and Hector Sants.
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Main entrance – 25 North Colonnade (Canary Wharf, London) – FSA building
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