Tag: binary options in France

March 31, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

French regulators warn against FX/binary options fraud again, as investor losses mount

Several French institutions, including the financial markets regulator AMF, the General Directorate for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), the Authority for prudential control and resolution (ACPR) and the Paris prosecutor's office, have jointly addressed the public regarding the growing number of cases of Forex and binary options fraud. The regulators refer to…

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March 26, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

France's AMF adds 21 unauthorized binary options firms to “Black List”

France's financial markets regulator AMF is known for its long “Black List” of unauthorized companies offering binary options trading services to French residents. The watchdog has just underlined this strict image by adding 21 websites offering binary options services without having the necessary authorization to the “Black List”. The list serves as a public warning…

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March 03, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

France's AMF notes rising number of clones of binary options brokers

France's financial markets regulator AMF today issued a warning concerning the growing trend of companies abusing the details (such as names, images, website details, etc.) of authorized providers of binary options services. The French watchdog notes that this practice has affected UK Forex and binary options brokers and that it is very hard to detect.…

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December 14, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

French authorities warn against binary options marketing campaign “Plan B”

A number of French regulators, including the financial markets authority AMF, the Directorate General for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), as well as ACPR, an authority attached to the Banque de France, today published a warning against a binary options marketing campaign entitled “Plan B”. The campaign is conducted mainly through social…

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