Finanstilsynet’s supervision of institutions in the securities market comprises on-site inspections and off-site supervision. Finanstilsynet is also assigned administrative and legislative tasks.
Supervision encompasses companies authorised to carry on activity under the Securities Trading Act, Securities Funds Act, Central Securities Depository Act and Stock Exchange Act.
Important areas of supervision are the market players’ financial position and operations and their compliance with rules governing their activities. Supervision also covers compliance with a number of general rules of conduct laid down in the Securities Trading Act.
Cooperation with Norges Bank
It is prepared a memorandum on the division of roles between Finanstilsynet and Norges Bank in relation to securities settlement systems. Read more about collaboration and roles: