LEI codes necessary for identification of companies 

FIN-FSA, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) and the Federation of Finnish Financial Services (FFI) wish to remind companies of the obligation to obtain a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI code). Credit institutions reporting to FIN-FSA must obtain a LEI code before the end of 2014.
Joint press release of FIN-FSA, the PRH and the FFI (in Finnish)
FIN-FSA’s supervisory release of 27 November 2014 (in Finnish)

Single banking supervision started on 4 November 2014 

ECB’s single banking supervision was launched on 4 November. The banking supervision online services are available on www.bankingsupervision.europa.eu. Part of the information material and releases are available in all EU member state languages.
Read more on the subject at the banking supervision website The Single Supervisory Mechanism in brief (video, duration 2:48 min.)

Who does the EMIR regulation concern? 

In our latest Markkinat newsletter we describe the effects of the EMIR regulation on parties trading in derivatives. We also inform about changes in the regulation on credit rating agencies and about topical ESMA regulation projects. Articles other than those pertaining to IFRS enforcement will appear mainly in English. Market newsletter 4/2014 has been published in English on 16 January 2015. Read more

Latest publications and information releases

For financial customers 

Basic data on products and services available in financial markets is available at Financialcustomer.fi.

 To Financialcustomer.fi

 FIN-FSA warning lists

In case of problems, please contact:

  • The Finnish Financial Ombudsman Bureau (Bank, Insurance and Securities Complaint Boards)
  • Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority
     Consumer advisory services
  • The FIN-FSA consumer helpline for users of banking, investment and insurance services Tuesdays, 9 to 10 am and Thursdays 2 to 3 pm.
    Tel. 0800-0-5099 (within Finland)
     Read more

To listed companies 

On the site for listed companies, we have gathered information on

  • the prospectus
  • the disclosure obligation
  • the obligation to disclose holdings 
  • the instructions concerning insiders

 To Listedcompanies.fi