A regulatory agency is a governmental body that is created by a legislature to implement and enforce specific laws.

  • A Central Bank of any country has a number of functions. One of the most important is to serve the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and work to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy.
  • The Trinidad & Tobago Securities & Exchange Commission (TTSEC) works towards “fostering confidence in the securities industry.”
  • The Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad & Tobago (FIUTT)is the agency with regulatory responsibility for anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism.
  • The Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) was established to ensure that good quality and efficient utility services are provided at fair and reasonable costs in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago (TATT) is responsible for facilitating the orderly development of both the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Sectors.