The ACPR is responsible for the supervision of the banking and insurance sectors. It ensures the stability of the financial system and the protection of customers.
The ACPR issues licensing and authorisations of banks, financial institutions and insurers
The Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution exercises ongoing supervision over all organisations in the banking and insurance sector.
The ACPR shall ensure the protection of customers policyholders, members and beneficiaries of entities subject to its supervision
The ACPR is responsible for investigating disciplinary proceedings and, where appropriate, imposing financial and / or disciplinary sanctions in case of irregularities
The objective of resolution is to minimise the impact of bank failures on financial stability, protect depositors and avoid the need for a state bail-out.
The ACPR communicates regularly on its activity through the publication of reference texts, thematic analyzes, studies and its review. Representatives of the ACPR are frequently involved in seminars and conferences.
Concerning the banking sector, the ACPR is a member of the main European and international bodies on banking and insurance, and therefore contributes actively to the definition of international standards and to the elaboration process of EU regulations. The ACPR contributes also to the definition and implementation of the European banking regulation. Since November 2014, the ACPR is a member of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) of the euro area runs also an active cooperation policy with its foreign peers.
All procedures for the licensing, authorisation and registration of all types of financial agents
Applicable regulations, procedures for the licensing, extension or exemption of licensing, authorisation or registration, review times
Changes subject to prior authorisation or simple declaration
Free establishment or freedom to provide services in another Member State of the EU or party to the EEA Agreement
Persons effectively running the undertaking and members of governing bodies
Applicable regulations and procedure
General good rules applicable to European institutions that carry out activities in France under the freedom of establishment or under the freedom to provide services.