Tag: deposit bonus

December 05, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Is CySEC once again punishing the wrong people?

Continuing our series of different viewpoints of industry experts on the CySEC bonus ban, we present today's guest post courtesy of Yael Warman from Leverate. During the past year, CySec hasn’t been shy about becoming a stricter regulator and changing its image of a once-lax regulatory body for one of a reputable, don’t-mess-with-us regulator. We have…

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December 02, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Shooting Yourself in the Foot: The Cypriot Edition

Continuing to bring our readers different viewpoints of industry experts on the CySEC bonus ban, we present today's guest post courtesy of Konstantin Rabin, CEO at eFXto. While some people may assume that the most recent update from CySEC is horrifying, I actually feel that it is deadly. Not for the brokers though, but for…

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December 01, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Why CySEC is right to ban bonuses and stop pressure selling

LeapRate broke the story of CySEC's plan to ban bonus schemes provided as enticements to retail traders more than a week ago. When CySEC formally announced their plans yesterday, which also covers leverage limits and withdrawal procedures, initial industry reaction was swift. Although different constituencies had different opinions, one thing was clear - this is going…

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January 23, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

CySEC bans Bonuses tied to trading

Bonuses will only be allowed if funds are free to withdraw whenever the client wishes This could totally change the retail forex industry, and the way client acquisition and retention is done. It’s been only a day since CySEC outlined its priorities for 2014 and today we have the first steps taken in the direction…

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July 22, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Saxo Bank's Team Saxo-Tinkoff wins Team title at the Tour de France

Team Saxo-Tinkoff riders Alberto Contador and Roman Kreuziger place fourth and fifth in the Individual Tour standings. In a much more lighthearted note than our usual Forex news items, we would like to congratulate our friends at Saxo Bank on their Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Team classification victory in the 2013 Tour de France completed yesterday. Team Saxo-Tinkoff…

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