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About the ACPR

The Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR) is responsible for supervising the banking and insurance sectors in France.

The Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution, which is an independent administrative authority, is charged with preserving the stability of the financial system and protecting the customers, insurance policyholders, members and beneficiaries of the persons that it supervises.

The ACPR’s statutory objectives are set out in Article L. 612-1 of the Monetary and Financial Code.

To discharge its duties, the ACPR has, with respect to entities under its jurisdiction:

  • supervisory powers;
  • the power to impose administrative enforcement measures;
  • disciplinary powers.

It may also make public any information that it deems necessary to discharge its duties.

The ACPR is an independent administrative authority attached to the Banque de France. Its chairman is François Villeroy de Galhau, governor of Banque de France.

The structure of the ACPR is based on:

  • the different decision-making bodies:
    - The Supervisory College;
    - The Resolution College;
    - The Sanctions Committee.
  • and the different consultative bodies, the Audit Committee and the Scientific Consultative Committee.


The ACPR’s operating departments, which are overseen by the General Secretariat, comprise around 1,100 employees, who work to ensure the stability of the financial system and customer protection.

ACPR Annual Reports

The ACPR's domestic and european responsibilities

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