About us

The International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG) is co-sponsored by TheCityUK and the City of London Corporation. It is a practitioner-led body comprising leading UK-based figures from the financial and related professional services industry. It is one of the leading cross-sectoral groups in Europe for the industry to discuss and act upon regulatory developments.


Within an overall goal of sustainable economic growth, it seeks to identify opportunities for engagement with governments, regulators and European and international institutions to promote an international framework that will facilitate open and competitive capital markets globally. Its role includes identifying strategic level issues where a cross-sectoral position can add value to existing industry views.

It is an advisory body both to the City of London Corporation, and to TheCityUK.

The IRSG believes that the overriding strategic goal for governments and industry alike should be sustainable economic growth and the financial security of our customers and clients.

The IRSG is made up of two distinct bodies:

Download a PDF document of the IRSG Terms of Reference.