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Regulation and supervision

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We regulate banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers—including finance companies that take deposits from the public, building societies and credit unions—to promote the maintenance of a sound and efficient financial system.

Our approach to regulation and supervision are described in our statements of approaches.

See our statements of approaches

We are also one of three supervisors tasked with ensuring businesses meet obligations designed to help deter and detect money laundering and terrorist financing (known as anti-money laundering or AML).