Tag: Ban

ASIC ban
November 15, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC slaps a 10-year ban on unlicensed CFD trader

In its investigation, ASIC found that Suncoast Trading, Equity Trade, nor Jennings hold the necessary Australian Financial Services licence to provide financial services. Furthermore, it was discovered that Jennings had some clients put their deposits into his personal trading account and traded CFDs without consulting them. He made false or misleading statements to his clients…

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ASIC ban
November 02, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC issues an 8 year ban on former Trade360 manager

Regarding Bringans, the regulator stated: In banning Mr Bringans, ASIC found that he is not adequately trained and competent, that he is not a fit and proper person to provide financial services, and that he ignored one of his key duties as a responsible manager, which was to ensure that Sirius Financial complied with the…

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CySEC fine
June 20, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

CySEC fines Maxigrid and issues bans on four directors

CySEC’s decision follows an investigation into Maxigrid’s non-compliance. The official announcement stated: Maxigrid's Board of Directors was found to have acted in violation of this article over its failure to define and take responsibility for the implementation of arrangements that ensure the effective and prudent management of the Company, in a way that promoted the…

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ASIC
April 01, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC bans Binary Options sale to retail clients

ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour said: Binary options’ product characteristics make them incompatible with investment or risk management use by retail clients. ASIC’s product intervention order will protect retail investors from these harmful products at a time of heightened vulnerability. According to the Commission, retail clients’ net losses from trading binary options are estimated at around…

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ASIC
March 17, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC implements ten-year ban for Forex CT director

ASIC began civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Forex CT and Shlomo Yoshai on 16 July 2020, after discovering that the sole director’s lack of respect for compliance justified a ban for a significant period of time. Yoshai has now been given a ten- year ban after behaviour on Forex CT’s trading floor…

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April 30, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC bans Spectrum Wealth financial adviser

ASIC found Myers to lack adequate training and competence to provide financial services. SMSF may impact customers’ retirement savings and advisers must take the personal circumstances of their clients into account when recommending the establishment of SMSFs. ASIC also banned a New South Wales adviser Alexander Bruce Thomas for a period of three years. Thomas…

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