Tag: regulation

ESMA expresses concerns over social media driven share trading
February 18, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA expresses concerns over social media driven share trading

ESMA’s statement is part of investor protection objective to safeguard retail investors, whose participation is key to the development of the Capital Markets Union. ESMA stated: ESMA urges retail investors to be careful when taking investment decisions based exclusively on information from social media and other unregulated online platforms, if they cannot verify the reliability…

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Crypto regulation
January 06, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MAS strengthens regulation of crypto exchanges

The new amendments also allow MAS to impose measures on DPT service providers to ensure better consumer protection and to maintain financial stability and safeguard the efficacy of monetary policy. MAS stated: We have seen recent development of new forms of DPTs which values are pegged to stable assets to gain users’ confidence. It is…

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ATFX interview: 2020 is the year of radical changes
March 31, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

ATFX interview: 2020 is the year of radical changes

LR: How could ATFX (Retail) and ATFX Connect (Institutional) influence the market in 2020? Wei: Both ATFX and ATFX Connect will continue to transform the forex trading industry by providing technology-led, innovative tools to our clients. We plan to launch several new products and education services that address gaps in the market. The Forex industry is…

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regulations
March 11, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Bithumb teams up with Chainalysis as Korean regulations become tighter

South Korean cryotocurency exchange Bithumb announced its partnership with crypto forensics firm Chainanylsis after new Korean crypto regulations was established. Bithumb will use Chainalysis’s “Reactor” investigations tool for examination of suspicious activity on its platform in order to comply with Korea’s recently revised Special Financial Transactions Information Act. The new crypto exchange regulation is expected…

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fca warning
March 03, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Rogerfin, Currie Consultancy Group, EasyLoan4U and others added to FCA warning list

UK watchdog FCA has put out the details of several unregulated companies and clone firms this week. The names of the latest additions to the regulator’s warning list are the companies Rogerfin, Currie Consultancy Group, EasyLoan4U, Leonreed Limited / Leonne International, IVL Leasing Limited, Euro 2 Pocket, Euro 2 Pocket / Euro2Pocket, Cleantech Europe Escrow LP, Montague Capital Investments Ltd, Private Wealth Management…

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asic afs license
February 28, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC cancels RVM Capital’s AFS licence

  ASIC has cancelled the Australian financial services (AFS) licence of RVM Capital for not submitting its annual financial statements for three years in a row. RVM Capital held AFS licence number 457140 and it was cancelled from 21 January 2020. These measures are part of ASIC’s intention to raise and improve the requirements for…

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fca warning
February 27, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FCA updates its warning list with more companies

UK watchdog FCA has put out the details of several unregulated companies and clone firms this week. The names of the latest additions to the regulator’s warning list are the companies Advance Trading Systems, 4Rex Prime Ltd ta Standard Bit Option, London loan Lender, Currie Consultancy Group, Online Currency Corp ltd and Vendome Asset Management. According to the regulator, the…

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cysec cif licence suspension
February 25, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

CySEC permanently deletes OMEGASERVE SECRETARIAL LTD from the register

The Cyprus regulator CySEC has earlier this week announced the company OMEGASERVE SECRETARIAL LTD waived its authorisation with Νumber 109/196. The company's authorisation lapsed as from January 2, 2020 and CySEC has permanently deleted OMEGASERVE SECRETARIAL LTD from the Register. OMEGASERVE remains under the supervision of CySEC until its compliance with any of its outstanding…

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