Financial Services Verification: Relevant Regulators and Enforcement Dates

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In order to advertise financial services in certain countries, advertisers must complete a verification process. For most advertisers, this process will entail providing information about the type of financial services they provide, whether they are licensed to provide those services, and their registration number, among other things.

Information about country specific relevant regulators and enforcement dates can be found below. For information about financial service advertising in the United Kingdom, please visit our About UK Financial Services Verification page. 

Region Relevant financial services regulator or registry Enforcement starts
  • Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
August 30, 2022
  • Banco Central do Brasil
  • Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM)
  • Superintendência de Seguros Privados (SUSEP)
  • Superintendência Nacional de Previdência Complementar (PREVIC)
  • Agência Nacional de Saúde Suplementar (ANS)
  • Conselho Federal de Contabilidade (CFC)
  • Ordem dos Advogados do Brazil (OAB)
  • Conselho de Controle de Atividades Financeiras (Coaf)
October 17, 2022
  • Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
  • National Housing Bank
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  • Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) 
  • Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
October 17, 2022
  • Banco de Portugal
  • Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliarios (CMVM)
  • Autoridade de supervisão de seguros e fundos de pensões (ASF)
October 17, 2022
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • Ministry of Law’s List of Licensed Moneylenders
  • Ministry of Law’s List of Registered Dealers
August 30, 2022
  • Financial Supervisory Commission
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs
August 30, 2022
United Kingdom  See About UK Financial Services Verification September, 6 2021


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