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March 15, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Spain details warnings brokers must give to Forex, CFD and Binary Options traders

There seems to be some confusion out there regarding a circular issued today by Spanish financial regulator CNMV, entitled (translated from the original Spanish): The CNMV approves a Circular that establishes new warnings on financial instruments considered especially complex. The issue of warnings required by the CNMV aren't new - they were introduced for Spanish traders…

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November 14, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Binary Options regulation in the UK to move to the FCA in 2018

Breaking Forex News... The UK financial regulator, the FCA, has announced that effective January 3, 2018, firms offering binary options in the UK will be regulated by the FCA, and will no longer be licensed by the Gambling Commission. The decision by the FCA ends a lengthy internal debate at the regulator, as well as…

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March 28, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

AMF warns against unauthorized binary options trading websites

The French regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published a list of new websites offering binary options trading, for which no authorized investment services provider could be clearly identified. Here is the list of new websites recently identified: www.agenda-invest.com www.financial-futures-ltd.com www.gmsa-investments.com www.group-investment.com www.labastilleandpartners.com www.lepartenairefinancier.com www.marketoptions.com www.owpremium.com www.swissxm.com www.tp-markets.com A list of all unauthorized sites…

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February 19, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Forex Industry Week Review: PositivaFX Retail FX launch, CySEC new binary options rules, FXCM US ban drama, and lots more…

We continued to bring LeapRate readers exclusive coverage and analysis of the continuing drama surrounding FXCM Inc (NASDAQ:FXCM) in this week's Forex Industry News, as the company continues to deal with the aftershocks of its ban from the US forex market. Data on FXCM's US operations, another regulatory fine, changes at the FXCM UK board, competitors…

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October 14, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Bjorn Krog Andersen named Chairman of new Binary Options industry association EUBOA - LeapRate Exclusive

LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that the newly formed European Brokers Association (EUBOA) has named Bjorn Krog Andersen (pictured at left) as the Chairman of the association. Mr. Andersen was Senior Vice President, Legal and Compliance at Saxo Bank for the past six years, before leaving the Denmark-based multi-asset broker about six months ago. He joined Saxo Bank…

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August 30, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Are Binary Options brokers running out of options?

This article was written by Yael Warman, Content Manager at Leverate. That the binary option market suffers from a terrible reputation is a well-worn story, however, what is less well-known is that the industry is adapting, finding new markets and sustaining the damage wrought upon them by the unrelenting bad press. No doubt, smaller brokers…

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May 15, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

British Columbia regulator warns against binary options firm Magnum Options

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) on Friday updated its Investment Caution List, which features the names of unregistered foreign brokerage firms that have solicited investors to open trading accounts, offered them unqualified investments and the names of businesses connected, or purporting to be connected, to British Columbia that have solicited investors in other jurisdictions…

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March 30, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Binary Options Scam Watch – British Columbia regulator warns against Central Option

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) continues to add companies to its Investment Caution List, which includes the names of unregistered brokers unlawfully targeting British Columbia investors or falsely claiming to be associated with the Canadian province. The latest addition to the Investment Caution List is Central Option, a binary options broker offering its services…

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