Government Regulators


World Data Protection Authorities

Links to Government authorities that implement and monitor local and regional data protection and privacy regulations.

Bank for International Settlements

Government Accounting Standards Board
The GASB establishes and improves standards of state and local government accounting and financial reporting.

Federal Reserve

Financial Accounting Standards Board
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is the designated organization in the private sector in the United States for establishing standards of financial accounting and reporting.

U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil.

FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The U.S. Department of the Treasury established the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in 1990 to provide a government-wide multisource financial intelligence and analysis network. The organization's operation was broadened in 1994 to include regulatory responsibilities for administering the Bank Secrecy Act, one of the nation's most potent weapons for preventing corruption of the U.S. financial system.

Federal Information Security Management Act
The Federal Information Security Management Act is designed to protect critical information infrastructure.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Government Accounting Standards Board
The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting.


U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services - HIPAA Regulations and Guidance
The Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA, Title II) require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health plans, and employers. It also addresses the security and privacy of health data.

North American Electric Reliability Council
NERC's mission is to ensure that the bulk electric system in North America is reliable, adequate and secure.

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks. It also supervises the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks.

Office of Thrift Supervision
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) is the primary federal regulator of federally-chartered and state-chartered savings associations, their subsidiaries, and their registered savings and loan holding companies.

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
The PCAOB is a private-sector, non-profit corporation that oversees the activities of auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - SOX
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

US Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's mission highlights its role as the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, and as an influential participant in the global economy. Serve the American people and strengthen national security by managing the U.S. Government's finances effectively, promoting economic growth and stability, and ensuring the safety, soundness, and security of the U.S. and international financial systems.

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