The mission of the Financial Supervisory Authority is to safeguard the integrity and sound operation of the financial market

Statistical Information

The Financial Supervisory Authority's experts compile a variety of reports based on information from regulated entities.

Consumer Affairs

The Financial Supervisory Authority is host to the Insurance Complaints Committee and the Complaints Committee on Transactions with Financial Firms. .

Supervised Entities

Entities engaging in financial activities which are subject to licence are regulated by the Financial Supervisory Authority. Regulated entities include commercial banks, savings banks, credit institutions, securities firms, insurance companies, pension funds etc.

Annual Reports

The Financial Supervisory Authority regularly publishes news of its activities, statistical information and Annual Reports.

All news


The FME Annual Report 2015 is now available in English - 20.7.2015

 The Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Annual Report 2015 is now available in English. The substantial discussion in the Annual Report of the FME for 2014 primarily covers the period from 1 May 2014 until 30 April 2015. The report describes the main tasks of FME and, in particular, tasks of the supervisory divisions: On-site Inspections and Securities, Off-site Supervision, and Oversight. Furthermore, it discusses the 2014 situation and developments in the financial market.

A report about retirement savings adequacy in Iceland - 9.2.2015

The Finacial Supervisory Authority  has published a report about  retirement savings adequacy in Iceland. The report describes the results of a research project called “Retirement Savings Adequacy in Iceland“, which was carried out from May to November 2014, after preparations that began in September 2012. The goal of the project was to assess pension savings in Iceland and to examine the role that private pensions can and do play in the retirement readiness of the Icelandic working age population. This is the first study of its kind for Iceland. The research project was granted by the European Commission.

Christmas Donation - 18.12.2014

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Iceland has decided not to send any Christmas cards this year. Instead, the authority will make a small contribution to the National Association of the Disabled now at the start of a celebration of joy and peace.

Of interest


The FME’s alerts to investors are posted on the IOSCO website

Acts and Regulations on Financial Services and Insurance

Various Laws and Regulations falling under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs translated to English.

Calendar of trading days

A calendar of stock market trading days is available on the Nasdaq OMX website


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