Financial Stability Board (FSB)

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History

Established Feb 1999, by G7 - currently Group of Eight (G-8) - Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, as Financial Stability Forum (FSF). Re-established under current title, Apr 2009, by leaders of Group of Twenty (G-20), who endorsed the Charter formally establishing the Board. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code, Jan 2013, with seat in Basel (Switzerland).

Aims

Coordinate at international level the work of national financial authorities and international standard setting bodies so as to develop and promote the implementation of effective regulatory, supervisory and other financial sector policies; address vulnerabilities affecting financial systems in the interest of global financial stability; promote members' implementation of international standards and agreed G20 and FSB commitments and policy recommendations.

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Activities

Monitoring/evaluation. Assesses vulnerabilities affecting the global financial system and identifies and reviews regulatory, supervisory and related actions needed to address them and their outcomes; promotes coordination and information exchange among authorities responsible for financial stability; undertakes joint strategic reviews of the policy development work of the international standard setting bodies to ensure their work is timely, coordinated, focused on priorities and addressing gaps; sets guidelines for and support establishment of supervisory colleges; supports contingency planning for cross-border crisis management, particularly with respect to important firms; collaborates to conduct Early Warning Exercises. Ad-hoc engagement with industry and other stakeholders as necessary for policy development and implementation tracking.

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 24 countries
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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Finance
  • Harmony
    • Harmony

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F4879

Last News Received

1. Oct 2015
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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