Financial Services Authority

/faɪˌnænʃəl 'sɜ:vɪsɪz ɔ:ˌθɒrɪti/ noun
a government agency set up to regulate all financial services, such as banks, stockbrokers, unit trusts, pension companies, professional bodies, stock exchanges, etc., including the ombudsmen for these services.
Abbreviation FSA
‘…the FSA has set up an independent ombudsman scheme covering all areas of financial services’ [Times]

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