Financial position and risks of supervised entities 1/2014: Finnish financial sector in reasonably good health, but operating environment fairly fragile with growing risks 

According to information as of the end of 2013, the capital position of the Finnish banking and insurance sectors was reasonably good overall. The sectors’ profitability has also remained fairly good despite the weak performance of the real economy. Read more

Corporate bonds have increased – information on the contents of the prospectus 

In our new Market newsletter we describe how the bond prospectus shall be prepared. We also inform about, for example, recent developments under ESMA regulation, a new European prospectus register, and the Act on Managers of Alternative Investment Funds, which entered into force on 15 March 2014. The Market newsletter 1/2014 will be published in English in April 2014. Read more (in Finnish)

Bank of Finland Museum lectures on changes to payment systems and banking supervision 

New payment methods and actors
FIN-FSA’s Markku Koponen, Head of Division, and Katri Jokinen, Legal Advisor, spoke on the subject of ‘New payment methods and actors’ See the presentation (in Finnish)

The Single Supervisory Mechanism: what changes will European banking supervision bring to Finland?
FIN-FSA’s Director General Anneli Tuominen will speak on the subject of ‘The Single Supervisory Mechanism: what changes will European banking supervision bring to Finland?’ on Tuesday 29 April 5.30 pm at the Bank of Finland Museum. Welcome! Read more

Latest publications and information releases

For financial customers 

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


 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)
    The consumer helpline is not available on Maundy Thursday, 17 April 2014

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