Financial stability and well-functioning markets are vital in ensuring confidence in the financial system, efficient use of society's resources and protection of consumers and other market participants. The financial system should be able to cope with disruptions and unexpected negative events while carrying out its functions, thus preventing an economic downturn from becoming self-reinforcing. This requires sound and liquid financial institutions with good internal management and control.
Financial institutions’ use of information and communications technology (ICT)
The Annual Report covers Finanstilsynet's operations in the preceding year.