Financial System Oversight Council

Financial System Oversight Council (FSOC) was set up with the objective of contributing to secure the stability of the financial system by effective coordination and implementation of macroprudential and microprudential measures, focusing on sustainability and stability of regulated financial institutions.

Main tasks of the FSOC:

  1. The FSOC will discuss and recommend macroprudential policies to mitigate identified building-up of systemic risks and coordinate the implementation of agreed macroprudential policies through financial sector regulations.
  2. The committee will coordinate and co-operate among financial sector authorities to ensure the efficiency, soundness, and safety of the sections of the financial system falling within their purview.

Composition of the FSOC is as follows:


Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL)


Deputy Governor in charge of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision, CBSL
Deputy Governor in charge of Macroprudential Policy, CBSL
Deputy Secretary to the Treasury nominated by the Secretary to the Treasury
Chief Executive Officer/Chairman and Director General of the Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
Chief Executive Officer/Chairman and Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka
Chairman and Director General of the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standards Monitoring Board
Registrar of Companies
Commissioner of Co-operative Development Department

Secretariat of the FSOC

Macroprudential Surveillance Department

FSOC will meet at least on a quarterly basis. Any special meeting may be convened by the Chairperson.