Iceland to merge central bank and regulator

The Central Bank of Iceland

Iceland is to merge its central bank and financial regulator as part of broader reform plans designed to boost trust in public institutions.

The Central Bank of Iceland and Fjármálaeftirlitið (FMA), the financial supervisory authority, are to be merged “in a manner that builds greater trust and ensures efficiency in the implementation of macro-prudential policy and financial market supervision”, the prime minister’s office said in a statement on October 11.

The central bank stressed that

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: