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BAHAMAS 

SECURITIES

SECURITIES COMMISSION OF THE BAHAMAS
Third Floor, Charlotte House
Shirley & Charlotte Streets
P.O. Box N-8347
Nassau
BAHAMAS 

Telephone: (242) 397 4100 (Nassau)
(242) 225 8171 (Family Island toll free)

(360) 450 0981 (International)

Fax: (242) 356 7530

E-mail: info@scb.gov.bs 
Website: http://www.scb.gov.bs/

BAHAMAS SECURITIES STATUTES AND RULES

ADDITIONAL BAHAMAS SECURITIES STATUTES AND RULES


BANKING

BANK SUPERVISION DEPARTMENT
Central Bank of the Bahamas
P.O. Box N-4868
Nassau,
Bahamas  

Phone: (242) 302-2600
Fax:

Contact Directory

E-mail: cbob@centralbankbahamas.com   

Website: http://www.centralbankbahamas.com/

BAHAMAS BANKING STATUTES AND REGULATIONS

BAHAMAS BANK SUPERVISION GUIDELINES

  

INSURANCE

The Insurance Commission of the Bahamas

PO Box N-4844

Charlotte House,

3rd Floor

Charlotte & Shirley Streets

Nassau, Bahamas

Phone: 242-397-4100 /
242-328-1068
242-356-5716 /
242-356-5717
Fax: 242-328-1070

E-mail: info@icb.gov.bs
Website: http://www.icb.gov.bs/

BAHAMAS INSURANCE STATUTES AND REGULATIONS

last updated 12/13/2016

BAHRAIN 

SECURITIES, BANKING, & INSURANCE

Central Bank of Bahrain 
King Faisal Highway
Diplomatic Area 
Block 317, Road No. 1702, Building 96
Manama
Kingdom of Bahrain 

Mailing Address: PO Box 27 Manama Kingdom of Bahrain 

Phone: (+973) 1754 7777 
Fax: (+973) 1753 0399 

Contact information: http://www.cbb.gov.bh/page.php?p=contact

Website: http://www.cbb.gov.bh/

Financial Information

LICENSING REGULATIONS

CBB LAWS 

CBB RULEBOOK: CONVENTIONAL BANKS, ISLAMIC BANKS, INSURANCE, & SECURITIES 

CBB CAPITAL MARKET REGULATIONS 

last updated 12/13/2016

BANGLADESH 

SECURITIES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
COMMISSION
Jiban Bima Tower (14th, 15th,16th and 20th Floors)
10, Dilkusha Commercial Area
Dhaka-1000
BANGLADESH 

Phone: (880 2) 9568101-2, (880 2) 9561525
Fax: (880 2) 9563721

E-Mail: webmaster@secbd.org 
Website: http://www.secbd.org/

BANGLADESH SECURITIES LAWS

BANGLADESH SECURITIES DIRECTIVES



BANKING

BANGLADESH BANK
Motijheel Commercial Area
Dhaka- 1000
Bangladesh 

Phone: (880-2) 7117825 (Banking Regulation)
Fax: 0088-02-9530273 
Other Contact Information

E-mail: bb.focalpoint@bb.org.bd  
Online contact information

Website: https://www.bb.org.bd/

BANGLADESH FINANCIAL INFORMATION


INSURANCE

 

Insurance Development & Regulatory Authority Bangladesh (IDRA)

Sadharan Bima Corporation Tower (8th floor) 

37/A, Dilkusha, Commercial AreaMotijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Phone:880-2-9565528

Fax:880-2-9565056

Email:  info@idra.org

mailto:bdidra.bd@gmail.com

Website: http://www.idra.org.bd

 

last updated 12/13/2016

BARBADOS 

SECURITIES

FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF BARBADOS
Suites 301 & 302, Building 4 Harbour Industrial Park
Bridgetown
St. Michael
BARBADOS BB 11142

Phone: (1 246) 421.2142
Fax: (1 246) 421.2146

E-mail: info@fsc.gov.bb
Website: http://www.fsc.gov.bb

BARBADOS SECURITIES LAWS

BARBADOS SECURITIES GUIDELINES

BARBADOS SECURITIES FORMS

BANKING

CENTRAL BANK OF BARBADOS 
Tom Adams Financial Centre,
Spry Street,
Bridgetown, Barbados
West Indies

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 1016,
Bridgetown, Barbados
West Indies 

Phone (246) 436-6870
Fax: (246) 437-3334 (Bank Supervision)
   Other fax numbers at CBB

E-mail: info@centralbank.org.bb
      supervision@centralbank.org.bb 

Website: http://www.centralbank.org.bb/

CENTRAL BANK OF BARBADOS ACT

 

BARBADOS BANKING GUIDELINES & FORMS

  

INSURANCE

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF BARBADOS

Suites 301 & 302, Building 4 Harbour Industrial Park
Bridgetown
St. Michael
BARBADOS BB 11142

Phone: (1 246) 421.2142
Fax: (1 246) 421.2146

E-mail: info@fsc.gov.bb
Website: http://www.fsc.gov.bb

BARBADOS INSURANCE LAWS

BARBADOS INSURANCE GUIDELINES

BARBADOS INSURANCE FORMS

last updated 12/13/2016

BELARUS 

SECURITIES

 

Ministry of Economy
Minister – Vladimir I. Zinovsky
Address: 14 Bersona St., Minsk 220030

Phone: (8-017) 222-60-48 

Fax: (8-017) 200-37-77

E-Mail: minec@economy.gov.by
Website: http://www.economy.gov.by 

Ministry of Finance
7 Sovetskaya St., Minsk 220010
Tel.: (8-017) 222-61-37

Website http://www.minfin.gov.by (Cyrillic only)

BELARUS BUSINESS LAWS

BELARUS COMMODITY EXCHANGE LAW


BANKING

National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
20  Nezavisimosty Ave.
Minsk, 220008
Republic of Belarus 

Phone: (375 17) 2192303, 2192242
Fax: (375 17) 3274879, 3275094 

E-mail: Send e-mail from website 
Website: http://www.nbrb.by/engl/

BELARUS BANKING CODE

BELARUS NATIONAL BANK STATUTE 

BANKING SUPERVISION


INSURANCE

COMMITTEE FOR INSURANCE SUPERVISION
Ministry of Finance
7 Sovetskiya Street
Minsk 220048,
Republic of Belarus

Phone: (+375 17) 222-61-37
Fax: (+375 17) 222-45-93 

E-mail: minfin@minfin.gov.by
Website: http://www.minfin.gov.by/ (Cyrillic only)

BELARUS PRESIDENTIAL DECREE ON INSURANCE REGULATION

last updated 12/13/2016

BELGIUM 

SECURITIES, BANKING, & INSURANCE

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FMSA)
Rue du Congrès 12-14
1000 BRUSSELS
BELGIUM 

Phone: +32(0)2 220 52 11
Fax: +32(0)2 220 52 75

E-mail: people@fsma.be

Website: http://www.fsma.be/en.aspx

Conduct of Business Rules

last updated 12/13/2016

BELIZE 

SECURITIES 

International Financial Services Commission
Second Floor, Sir Edeny Cain Building
Belmopan, Belize

Phone: (501) 822-2974
Fax: (501) 822-3810 

E-mail: info@ifsc.gv.bz 
Send e-mail from website
Website: http://www.ifsc.gov.bz/

Legislation

Forms
  

BANKING

Central Bank of Belize
Gabourel Lane
Belize City , Belize 

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 852
Belize City,  Belize 

Phone: (501) 223-6194
Fax: (501) 223-6226 
                  

E-mail: info@centralbank.org.bz 
Send e-mail from website
Website: http://www.centralbank.org.bz/

BELIZE BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT 

BELIZE BANKING LAWS   
  

INSURANCE

 

Supervisor of Insurance & Private Pension
#2 Toucan Avenue
Belmopan Belize

Phone: (501) 822- 3808
Fax: (501) 822-3768 

E-mail: agomez@mof.gov.bz

Website: https://osipp.gov.bz/

BELIZE INSURANCE LAWS

BELIZE INSURANCE FORMS

last updated 12/13/2016

BENIN

SECURITIES

Le Conseil Régional de l'Epargne Publique et des Marchés Financiers
Avenue Joseph Anoma, Face Banque De L'Habitat
01 B.P. 1878
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 

Phone: +225 20 21 57 42, +225 20 31 56 20
Fax: +225 20 33 23 04,  
E-mail: da@crepmf.org 
Website: http://www.crepmf.org/  (French only)

CREPMF LAWS AND REGULATIONS (click on La Reglementation) 
  

BANKING

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Avenue Jean Paul II
01 BP 325
Cotonou,
BENIN

Phone: (229) 21 36 46 00
Fax: (229) 21 31 24 65 

Parakou branch:
BP 201
Parakou,
BENIN

Phone: (229) 23 61 03 25/29
Fax:  (229) 23 61 10 91

Secrétariat Général de la Commission Bancaire
Boulevard Botreau Roussel (rue privée CRRAE -UMOA) 
01 BP 7125
Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire 

Phone: (225) 20.25.57.57
Fax: (225) 20.22.45.52 
E-mail: webmaster@bceao.int 
Website: http://www.bceao.int/ 


INSURANCE

La Direction du Contrôle des Assurances (DCA)
Ministry of Finance and Economy Planning
BP 302 
Cotonou,
BENIN

Phone : (229) 21 30 87 85
Fax : (229) 30 18 51

E-mail via website: http://www.finances.bj/taches-courantes/contact/
Website: http://www.finances.bj/accueil/

DECREE ON THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE

CONFERENCE INTERAFRICAINE DES MARCHES D'ASSURANCES (CIMA)
PO Box 2750
Libreville,
Republic of Gabon 
Phone: (241) 73 41 91
Fax: (241) 73 41 88
Telex: 5553 GO

E-mail: Send e-mail from website 
Website: http://www.cima-afrique.org/pg.php?caller=cima&mode=pg&menu=cima

CIMA DOCUMENTS

last updated 2/21/2017

BERMUDA

SECURITIES & BANKING

THE BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY
43 Victoria Street
Hamilton HM 12
BERMUDA

PO Box 2447
Hamilton HMJX

Bermuda


Phone: (441) 295 5278
Fax: (441) 292-7471

E-Mail: info@bma.bm 

Other e-mails
Website: http://www.bma.bm/

BERMUDA INVESTMENT LAWS & REGULATIONS

BERMUDA BANKING LAWS
  

INSURANCE

THE BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY

BMA House

43 Victoria Street
Hamilton
BERMUDA HM12

PO Box 2447 Hamilton HMJX

Bermuda



Phone: (441) 295 5278
Fax: (441) 292 7471

E-Mail: insuranceinfo@bma.bm
Website: http://www.bma.bm/

 

Bermuda Business Development Agency

Maxwell Roberts Building,

6th Floor

1 Church Street

Hamilton HM 11

Bermuda

E-mail. jereme@bda.bm

Phone +1 (441) 278 6557

Fax +1 (441) 2921797
Website: http://www.bermuda-insurance.org/

BERMUDA INSURANCE LAWS & REGULATIONS

last updated 12/14/2016

BHUTAN

SECURITIES, BANKING & INSURANCE

Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
PO Box 154

Chhophel Lam
Thimphu,  
Bhutan 

Phone: 975-2 323111/ 323112/ 323110/ 321701, 321702
Fax: 975-2 322847 

E-mail: rma@rma.org.bt 
Website: https://www.rma.org.bt/EXTERNALWEB/index.jsp

BHUTAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS LAWS AND REGULATIONS

last updated 12/14/2016

BOLIVIA

SECURITIES & INSURANCE

SUPERINTENDENCIA DE PENSIONES,
VALORES Y SEGUROS
Calle Reyes Ortiz, Equina Federico Zuazo
Torres Gundlach (Torre Este) 4º. Piso
Casilla de Correo: 6118
La Paz
BOLIVIA

Phone: (591 2) 233 1212
Fax: (591 2) 233 0001- 233 1124 

Santa Cruz Office:
Argamosa Nº 160 primer anillo, entre Charcas y Arenales
Santa Cruz, BOLIVIA
Phone: (591 – 2) 2331212
Fax: (591 – 2) 233001, 2331124 

E-Mail: spvs@spvs.gov.bo 
Website: http://www.mirabolivia.com/webpage.php?id_webpage=13

BOLIVIAN SECURITIES LAWS & RULES

BOLIVIAN INSURANCE LAWS & RULES


BANKING


Central Bank of Bolivia

Calle Ayacucho y Mercado
La Paz - Bolivia

Phone (591-2) 240 9090
Fax: (591-2) 240 6614

E-mail: bancocentraldebolivia@bcb.gob.bo
Website: http://www.bcb.gob.bo/

last updated 12/14/2016

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

SECURITIES 

SECURITIES COMMISSION OF THE FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Cemalusa 9/2
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federation of) 

Phone: (0 33) 203-844/ 203-862
Fax: (0 33) 211-655 


Website: http://www.komvp.gov.ba/site/index.php/en/

SECURITIES LEGISLATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA


SECURITIES COMMISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA
Vuka Karadjica 6
78000 Banja Luka,
Republic of Srpska
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 

Phone: 387 (0)51 218-362; 218-356 
Fax: 387 (0)51 218-361 

E-mail: kontakt@sec.rs.ba 
Website: http://www.sec.rs.ba/en/

RS SECURITIES LAWS AND RULES

BANKING & INSURANCE

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE
Mehmeda Spahe 5
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Phone: +387 33 253 400; 203 147; 203 148 
Fax: 
Other phone & fax numbers (Click “Kontakt” in upper right corner) 

E-mail: info@fmf.gov.ba 
Website: http://www.fmf.gov.ba/

last updated 12/14/2016

BOTSWANA

SECURITIES

DIVISION OF FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
Capital Markets Unit
Ministry of Finance and Development Planning
Private Bag 008
Gaborone, Botswana 

Phone: 00267 395-0100
Fax: 00267 390-5724
  Other phone & fax numbers 


Website: http://www.finance.gov.bw/ 

FINANCIAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS


BANKING

BANKING SUPERVISION DEPARTMENT
Bank of Botswana
Khama Crescent
Private Bag 154
Gaborone,
Botswana 

Phone:  (00267) 360 6000 / 241 0450 / 240 0400
Fax:

E-mail: http://www.bankofbotswana.bw/index.php/contact
Website:  http://www.bankofbotswana.bw/

BOTSWANA BANKING ACT & REGULATIONS (search for banking)


INSURANCE

DIVISION OF FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
Insurance and Pensions Unit
Ministry of Finance and Development Planning
Private Bag 008
Gaborone, Botswana 

Phone: 00267 395-0100
Fax: 00267 390-5724
 
Website: http://www.finance.gov.bw/

 

last updated 12/14/2016

BRAZIL

SECURITIES

Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Headquarters

 

Rua Sete de Setembro 111 - Centro
CEP: 20050-901
Rio de Janeiro/RJ - Brazil
Phone: +55 (21) 3554-8686 

Sao Paulo Regional Office

Rua Cincinato Braga, 340 - Edifício Delta Plaza -

São Paulo/SP. CEP: 01333-010

Phone: +55 (11) 2146-2000

Brasilia Regional Office

SCN Quadra 02 - Bloco A - Ed. Corporate Financial Center 4° andar - Módulo

404 - Brasília/DF CEP: 70712-900

Phone: +55 (61) 3327-2031 or +55 (61) 3327-2030

E-Mail: http://www.cvm.gov.br/subportal_ingles/menu/structure/offices.html
Website: http://www.cvm.gov.br/subportal_ingles/index.html
  

BANKING

Banco Central Do Brasil
Setor Bancário Sul 
SBS Quadra 3 Bloco B - Ed. Sede
P.O. Box: 08670
CEP: 70074-900
Brasília, DF,
BRAZIL 

Phone: +55 61 3414-1682 (Financial Institutions Licensing)
    Other phone numbers at BCB
Fax: 

E-mail: Send e-mail from website 
copec.deorf@bcb.gov.br (Financial Institutions Licensing)
     Other mailboxes at BCB

Website: http://www.bcb.gov.br/?ENGLISH 

BRAZILIAN BANKING STATUTES AND RULES


INSURANCE

SUPERINTENDENCIA DE SEGUROS PRIVADOS (SUSEP)

Av. Presidente Vargas, 730 - Centro

Rio de Janeiro - RJ - CEP: 20071-900
BRAZIL 

Phone: (0 55 21) 3806-9800
Fax: 
Other offices

E-mail: corretores@susep.gov.br
Website: http://www.susep.gov.br/

BRAZIL INSURANCE LAWS

last updated 12/14/2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

SECURITIES, BANKING AND INSURANCE

British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission
Pasea Estate
P.O. Box 418
Road Town, Tortola, VG 1110 
British Virgin Islands
Tel: 284-494-1324 or 284-494-4190
Fax: 284-494-5016
Email: webmaster@bvifsc.vg
Website: http://www.bvifsc.vg/

BVI FINANCIAL SERVICES LAWS

last updated 12/14/2016

BRUNEI

SECURITIES, BANKING & INSURANCE

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS DIVISION
Ministry of Finance
Darussalam
BRUNEI 

Phone: 
Fax 

E-mail: 

Website: https://www.brunei.gov.bn/en/SitePages/Topics.aspx?topic=Business%20and%20Finance



BRUNEI MUTUAL FUND ORDER 

BRUNEI INTERNATIONAL BANKING ORDER 

BRUNEI INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE ORDER 

last updated 12/14/2016

BULGARIA

SECURITIES & INSURANCE

FINANCIAL SUPERVISION COMMISSION

16 Budapeshta Street
Sofia 1000
BULGARIA

Phone: (359 2) 94 04 999
Fax: (359 2) 829 43 24 

E-mail: bg_fsc@fsc.bg 
Website: http://www.fsc.bg/en/

LEGAL FRAMEWORK

 


FUTURES

Commodity Exchange and Wholesale Markets State Commission (CEWMSC)
165 Izgrev St., No. 3a
1040 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone: http://dksbt.bg/?a=%D0%9A%D0%9E%D0%9C%D0%98%D0%A1%D0%98%D0%AF&p=178
Fax: (+359 2) 873 54 18 

E-mail: office@dksbt.bg 
Website: http://www.dksbt.bg/ (Cyrillic only)

 
BANKING

Bulgarian National Bank
1, Knyaz Alexander I Sq.
Sofia-1000, Bulgaria 

Phone: (+3592) 91459 (Switchboard)
Fax: (+3592) 980-24-25; (+3592) 980-64-93   
Telex: (+067) 24090 bnb bg; (+067) 24091 bnb bg .
S.W.I.F.T.: BNBGBGSF 

E -mail: press_office@bnbank.org  
Website:http://www.bnb.bg/index.htm 

BULGARIAN BANKING LAWS AND REGULATIONS 

last updated 12/14/2016

BURKINA FASO

SECURITIES

Le Conseil Régional de l'Epargne Publique et des Marchés Financiers
Avenue Joseph Anoma, Face Banque De L'Habitat
01 B.P. 1878
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 

Phone: +225 20 21 57 42, +225 20 31 56 20
Fax: +225 20 33 23 04

E-mail: da@crepmf.org 
Website: http://www.crepmf.org/ (French only)

CREPMF LAWS AND REGULATIONS (click on La Reglementation) 


BANKING

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Avenue Bassawarga
BP 356 
Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso
Phone: (226) 30 60 15/16
Fax: (226) 31 01 22
Telex: (0978) 5205/5235 BCEAO BF 

Bobo-Dioulasso Office:
BP 603
Bobo-Dioulasso,
Burkina Faso
Phone: (226) 97 04 44/45/46
Fax: (226) 97 04 58
Telex: (0978) 8228 BCEAO BF 

Secrétariat Général de la Commission Bancaire
Avenue Terrasson De Fougeres 
01 BP 7125
Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire 

Phone: (225) 22.45.63/ 64
Fax: (225) 22.45.52
Telex: 22700 ABJ 

E-mail: mailto:webmaster@bceao.int
Website: http://www.bceao.int/


INSURANCE

Direction des Assurances
Ministry of Finance and Budget
La Direction Générale du Trésor et de la Comptabilité Publique
395, Avenue Ho Chi Minh 01 BP 7008 Ouagadougou 01,
Burkina Faso 

Phone: (226) 50 32 42 11
Fax : (226) 50 31 27 15 

E-mail: 

Internet: http://www.finances.gov.bf

CONFERENCE INTERAFRICAINE DES MARCHES D'ASSURANCES (CIMA)
PO Box 2750
Libreville,
Republic of Gabon 

Phone: (241) 73 41 91
Fax: (241) 73 41 88
Telex: 5553 GO

E-mail: Send e-mail from website 
Website: http://www.cima-afrique.org/pg.php?caller=cima&mode=pg&menu=cima 

 

last updated 2/21/2017

BURUNDI

SECURITIES


BANKING

BANK OF BURUNDI
BP 705
Bujumbuna,
BURUNDI 

Phone: 257-22222744,

Fax: 257-22223128 

E-mail: brb@brb.bi
Website: http://www.brb.bi/en
Banking Regulations

INSURANCE

                                                                                                                                                                                  last updated 12/15/2016

Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi

Last Updated: 2/2/18