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Regulatory Agencies:
 
ACER Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Basel Committee Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BoE Bank of England
CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFTC Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CPMI Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures
EBA European Banking Authority
ECB European Central Bank
EIOPA European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
ESMA European Securities and Markets Authority
ESA European Supervisory Authority
FCA Financial Conduct Authority
FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Reserve Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
FFIEC Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
FHFA Federal Housing Finance Agency
FINRA Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
FMSB Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Markets Standards Board
FPC Financial Policy Committee
FSA Financial Services Authority
FSB Financial Stability Board
FSOC Financial Stability Oversight Council
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
MSRB Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
NCUA National Credit Union Administration
NY Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of New York
NYDFS New York Department of Financial Services
OCC Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
PRA Prudential Regulation Authority
PSR Payment Systems Regulator
SEC Securities and Exchange Commission
US Treasury United States Department of Treasury
 
Others:
 
AML Anti-Money Laundering 
Basel III Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, International Regulatory Framework for Banks (Basel III)
BRRD Bank Recovery & Resolution Directive
CCP Central Counterparty
CDD  Customer Due Diligence
CFT Counter Financial Terorrism 
CRA's Credit Rating Agencies
CRD Capital Requirements Directive
CRD IV CRR and CRD combined
CRR Capital Requirements Regulation
CSDR Central Securities Depositories Regulation
Dodd-Frank Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act
EMIR European Market Infrastructure Regulation
FICC markets Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities markets
GAO US Government Accountability Office
G-SII Global Systemically Important Institution
ILAC Internal Loss Absorbing Capacity
ISDA International Swaps and Derivatives Association
ITS Implementing Technical Standards
LCR Liquidity Coverage Ratio
MAR Market Abuse Regulation
MiFID I Markets in Financial Instruments Directive I
MiFID II Market in Financial Instruments Directive II
MiFIR Market in Financial Instruments Regulation
MREL Minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities
MTF Multilateral Trading Facility
NSFR Net Stable Funding Ratio
OFR Office of Financial Research
OLA Orderly Liquidation Authority
QM Qualified Mortgage
RTS Regulatory Technical Standards
SFTR Regulation on Reporting and Transparency of Securities Financing Transactions
SRF Single Resolution Fund
SRM Single Resolution Mechanism
SSM Single Supervisory Mechanism
TLAC Total Loss Absorbing Capacity
UCITS Directive Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directive
Volcker Rule Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and its implementing regulation, 79 Fed. Reg. 5,536 (Jan. 31, 2014)