Governments or organizations establish regulatory bodies to oversee the functionality and fairness of financial markets and the firms that engage in financial activity.

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How Did NAFTA Affect the Economies of Participating Countries?
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Basel II: Definition, Purpose, Regulatory Reforms
A Brief History Of Credit Rating Agencies
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Basel III: What It Is, Capital Requirements, and Implementation
FCC Holds Vote On Repeal Of Net Neutrality Rules
Federal Communications Commission (FCC): Mission and FQS
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) bu
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): What It Is and What It Does
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National Futures Association (NFA): What It Is and Does
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What Agencies Oversee U.S. Financial Institutions?
Ben Bernanke at open board meeting, Basel III on July 2, 2013, where current rules for bank strnegth were established
Basel Accords: Purpose, Pillars, History, and Member Countries
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Financial Services Authority (FSA): What It Was, What Replaced It
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International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
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China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)
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Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF)
Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
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Financial Conduct Authority (FCA): The UK's Financial Regulator
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Financial Services Agency (FSA)
Congressional Oversight Panel (COP)
Congressional Oversight Panel (COP)
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FINRA vs. the SEC: What's the Difference?
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International Labor Organization (ILO): Definition and Standards
Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics building
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): What it is, How it Works
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What Is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)?
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Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
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Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO)
United States Treasury
What Is a Federal Agency? Definition, Purposes, Bond Issues
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Financial Regulators: Who They Are and What They Do
Nout Wellink, chairman of the Basel Comm
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: Meaning, How it Works
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Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
Primary Regulator
North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
U.S. Census Bureau
How Does the Bureau of Labor Statistics Determine the Consumer Price Index (CPI)?
British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC)
British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC)
Weights and Measuring Still Life
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Chapter 15 Bankruptcy
Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)
Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)
What are the Basel III rules, and how does it impact my bank investments?
How to Submit a Complaint to the CFPB