Circular 9 October 2019

Updated and new appendices to circular 12/2016: Finanstilsynet's methodologies for assessing risk and capital needs

Finanstilsynet has updated three appendices and added two new appendices to circular 12/2016. The main document (the circular) is unchanged, apart from some updated references to laws and regulations.

News 10 July 2019

Risk and Vulnerability Analysis 2018

Finanstilsynet's report on the financial institutions’ use of information and communications technology (ICT) is published annually. It presents the agency's overall assessment of the risk picture in the preceding year based on findings, observations and trends.

News 4 April 2019

Marketing of funds in Norway in case of a "no-deal Brexit".

The UK will become a third country in relation to EU-rules if it withdraws from the EU without a deal ("hard Brexit" or "no-deal Brexit"). Fund management companies based in third countries are not eligible for the notification regime (passporting) for marketing, as set out in the UCITS and AIFMD directives. Marketing of funds associated with third countries in Norway requires authorisation from Finanstilsynet.

Press release 27 February 2019

Finanstilsynet’s strategy for the period 2019-2022

Finanstilsynet has adopted a strategy for the period 2019-2022. The strategy formulates goals for the authority’s operations and provides direction during the strategy period, and is therefore an important basis for ongoing prioritisation and management of the authority’s activities.

News 15 February 2019

UK financial institutions with operations in Norway

Sections 5-2 and 5-5 of the Norwegian Financial Institutions Act regulate the process to be followed by institutions in an EEA member state wishing to operate in Norway.  After Brexit, the operations of UK financial institutions in Norway will no longer be regulated by Sections 5-2 or 5-5 of the Financial Institutions Act. 

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