9 February 2016
Finanstilsynet has reviewed certain aspects of the 2014 financial statements of BW Offshore Limited ("BWO"). The review has primarily focused on the company's method for depreciating vessels classified as conversion candidates.
8 February 2016
Finanstilsynet has reviewed certain aspects of the 2014 financial statements of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA (FOE).
15 December 2015
Information and technical guidance for reporting to Finanstilsynet.
8 December 2015
10 November 2015
The oil price fall is affecting the Norwegian economy. Lower demand from the petroleum industry has resulted in substantially lower activity levels and impaired profitability in industries that deliver goods and services to the petroleum sector. Direct exposures to oil-related industry account for a relatively small portion of Norwegian banks' aggregate lending, but there are differences between banks.
18 September 2015
Letter to the Ministry of Finance 26 June 2015
10 September 2015
11 June 2015
The English translation of the Risk Outlook 2015 report is now available in PDF.
9 June 2015
The annual report for 2014 is now available.
26 May 2015
The Financial Institutions's Use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
22 April 2015
The level of debt in Norway is high relative to total production, and has never been higher than at present. Household debt in particular has grown by a wide margin relative to incomes. Concurrently house prices have risen sharply. After briefly levelling off in 2013, house price growth has again gathered momentum.
17 March 2015
Finanstilsynet yesterday responded to the Ministry of Finance's letter dated 6 March 2015 concerning household credit growth.
11 March 2015, updated 14 April 2015
As part of its supervision of management companies, Finanstilsynet investigates whether Norwegian equity funds that are marketed and priced as actively managed funds are in fact managed as such.
20 December 2014
4 November 2014
Low unemployment, high wage growth and low interest rates have spurred substantial growth in household debt and incomes in recent years. However, household indebtedness has risen more quickly than incomes, and the ratio of debt to incomes is unprecedentedly high. The high level of household debt renders the Norwegian economy vulnerable to negative shocks.
10 October 2014
Finanstilsynet's registry now contains information on the companies approved by Finanstilsynet to be registered on behalf of the beneficial owner in Norwegian securities registers, registers of shareholders and unit holder registers ("nominee authorisations").