Tag: AFM

August 16, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Dutch AFM signs MoU with Hong Kong SFC

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) announced earlier today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Mutual Recognition of Funds (MoU) with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). Dutch Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and Hong Kong Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) will now be available for…

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April 22, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

The Dutch AFM bans binary options and restricts sales of CFDs

The Dutch Financial Markets Authority (AFM) has announced that it has taken national measures mirroring ESMA’s last year restrictions. The AFM will prohibit Binary Options and restrict the marketing, distribution or sale of CFD to retail investors. LeapRate reminds that the new rules, formalized by ESMA in late March, came into effect: Binary Options – from…

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DTCC Data Repository (Ireland) PLC registers with ESMA as a trade repository
January 15, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Global Property Research approved as EU-regulated Benchmark Administrator

Global Property Research (GPR) has just announced that it has been approved as an registered Benchmark Administrator under the European Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) has granted the registration, which is recognised by The European Markets and Securities Authority (ESMA), on its register of approved Benchmark Administrators. GPR is subject…

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AFM imposes an order for incremental penalty payments on Miscanthus Green Power B.V.
June 07, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

AFM suspends trading in Pastor Participaciones Preferentes

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) just announced that it has given an instruction to suspend trading in Pastor Participaciones Preferentes. Financial instrument: Bond ISIN code: XS0225590362 Reason for suspension: Other disorderly trading conditions Requested by operator of regulated market? No The instruction has been given on 7 june 2017 and is coming into force…

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May 17, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Netherlands regulator AFM warns against the business practices of Florijn Duurzaam Wonen

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) issued a warning to consumers regarding the business practices of Florijn Duurzaam Wonen B.V. Florijn Duurzaam Wonen offers bonds in the Netherlands. Based on information on its website, the AFM suspects that Florijn Duurzaam Wonen is providing false information to consumers when offering these securities. Florijn Duurzaam…

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AFM imposes an order for incremental penalty payments on Miscanthus Green Power B.V.
March 14, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Netherlands AFM suspends trading in New Sources Energy NV

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) just announced that it has given an instruction to suspend trading in New Sources Energy NV. Financial instrument: Shares ISIN code: NL0009822014 The reason for suspension has not been announced yet, but trading in New Sources Energy NV will be forbidden with immediate effect, as from 14th…

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AFM imposes an order for incremental penalty payments on Miscanthus Green Power B.V.
December 14, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Netherlands regulator AFM suspends trading in Telegraaf Media Group N.V.

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) just announced that it has given an instruction to suspend trading in Telegraaf Media Group. Financial instrument: Telegraaf Media Group N.V. ISIN code: NL0000386605 The reason for suspension has not been announced yet, but trading in Telegraaf Media Group will be forbidden with immediate effect, as from December…

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fma warns against unregulated company
December 07, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Netherlands regulator AFM warns against suspected boiler room operation Orix Capital Trading

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) warns consumers not to respond to offers from Orix Capital Trading. This company is a suspected boiler room. Orix Capital Trading has approached persons without being asked, to offer them investment proposals. A boiler room is a collective term for fraudulent individuals and organizations using clever salespeople…

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