Consumer Protection and Markets Authority
|Consumer Protection and Markets Authority|
|Founded||(Due to start by end of 2012)|
|Key People||Martin Wheatley, managing director|
|Products||Regulation of securities|
The Consumer Protection and Markets Authority is a UK regulatory agency that is part of of the government's efforts to eliminate the Financial Services Authority. The agency, set to launch by the end of 2012, oversees securities firms and how their conduct with customers and counterparties.