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


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.

Financial Supervisory Authority and Central Bank of Iceland renew cooperation agreement - 5.12.2014

The Financial Supervisory Authority and the Central Bank of Iceland concluded a new, revised cooperation agreement on 1 December 2014. On the same date, the two institutions signed an agreement on the execution of liquidity oversight and supervision for credit institutions.

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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