FI will explore the possibility of advocating both nationally and internationally increased disclosure of firms’ internal carbon pricing.
On 17 February 2020, FI is introducing a new portal for reporting stock exchange information (previously called “financial reports”) and major shareholding notifications. The new log-in requires BankID and will completely replace the old method of logging in. However, the reporting procedure itself has not been altered and reports are submitted exactly the same way as before.
A mutual benefit society is a society for mutual assistance which, without conducting commercial insurance operations, offers endowment, illness or pension insurance.
Operating a securities business in Sweden requires authorisation in accordance with the Securities Market Act (2007:528).
A savings and loans association must apply for registration with FI.
Rules regarding authorisation for stock exchanges are set out in the Securities Market Act (2007:528). The Act specifies the fundamental requirements that are placed on the business. There are also a number of EU regulations that contain additional requirements.
A pension foundation is a foundation founded by an employer with the exclusive purpose of safeguarding the payment of pension to employees or employees’ survivors. The foundation’s assets must therefore be invested prudently.
Providing payment services requires authorisation from FI. An entity with a turnover for payment services exceeding an equivalent of EUR 3 million per month must have authorisation to conduct payment services operations and is referred to in the Act as a “payment institution”. An entity with a turnover less than this amount may apply to be exempt from the authorisation obligation and is referred to as a “registered payment service provider”.
To issue or broker mortgages to consumers, firms must have authorisation from FI pursuant to the Mortgage Business Act (2016:1024).
A firm that wants to conduct insurance business must first receive authorisation from FI in accordance with the Insurance Business Act (SFS 2010:2043). Authorisation can be granted to an insurance company, mutual insurance company or an insurance association.
Insurance intermediaries are covered by the Insurance Distribution Act (2018:1219).
Issuing electronic money requires authorisation in accordance with the Electronic Money Act (2011:755).
“Deposit operations” refers to the receipt of funds from the general public, for example via deposits in accounts or the issuance of bonds.
Providing data reporting services as APA providers, ARM providers or CTP providers requires authorisation in accordance with the Securities Market Act (2007:528). The Act specifies the fundamental rules that apply to the operations.