Overview and Mandate


Publication: 2012-06-25



Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Financial Stability Board


The FSB brings together national authorities responsible for financial stability in significant international financial centres, international financial institutions, sector-specific international groupings of regulators and supervisors, and committees of central bank experts.


  • National Authorities Responsible for Financial Stability

  • International Financial Centres

  • International Financial Institutions

  • Financial Regulators

  • Financial Supervisors

  • Central Bank Experts

  • Mark CarneyThe FSB is chaired by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada.

  • Bank for International SettlementsIts Secretariat is located in Basel, Switzerland, and hosted by the Bank for International Settlements.

  • Members of the FSBAs obligations of membership, members of the FSB commit to pursue the maintenance of financial stability, maintain the openness and transparency of the financial sector, implement international financial standards (including the 12 key International Standards and Codes), and agree to undergo periodic peer reviews, using among other evidence IMF/World Bank public Financial Sector Assessment Program reports. The FSB, working through its members, seeks to give momentum to a broad-based multilateral agenda for strengthening financial systems and the stability of international financial markets. The necessary changes are enacted by the relevant national financial authorities.

  • IMF

  • World Bank