Legislation, regulations, codes of conduct and public commitments overseen by FCAC

From: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is a federal government agency that works to protect consumers and inform them about financial products and services. FCAC is responsible for the following:

  • ensuring that the market conduct of regulated entities (REs) complies with federal legislation and regulations
  • promoting the adoption of policies and procedures designed to implement legislation, regulations, codes of conduct and public commitments by REs
  • monitoring REs’ compliance with codes of conduct and their own public commitments
  • informing consume​rs about their rights and responsibilities when dealing with REs, and about the obligations of payment card network operators (PCNO) to consumers and merchants
  • providing timely and objective information and tools to help consumers understand, and shop for, a variety of financial products and services
  • monitoring and evaluating trends and emerging issues that may have an impact on consumers of financial products and services 

What we do

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.

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