The FMA regularly releases publications about various issues relating to supervision. Such publications can be found on this page as well as other pages within this section of the Website.
This publication presents the new cooperative supervisory structure and gives an in-depth account of the respective tasks and responsibilities assigned to the FMA and OeNB. It is designed to allow supervised credit institutions, supervisory institutions in other countries and the general public to gain an immediate understanding of the newly developed processes and responsibilities.
This document has been drawn up by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) in fulfillment of Article 69b No. 4 BWG (Bankwesengesetz; Austrian Banking Act), which requires the FMA to publish "the general criteria and methods applied in the review and assessment of a credit institution's risk management and risk coverage pursuant to Article 39a" (i.e., the supervisory procedure under Pillar 2) on the Internet. The purpose of this general description of the FMA's Supervisory Review Process and of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank's role in the process is to help ensure efficient interaction with supervised institutions and to inform the interested public. (December 2008)
A consumer's guide to Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
This document contains information about virtual currencies from an investor protection perspective.
This document lists the significant risks for investors and consumers that are usually associated with investments made through an ICO.