Tag: regulations

February 26, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Why Forex regulation matters and what to expect in 2020?

Regulation provides with trust in the otherwise risky industry, it gives Forex brokers framework to guide them. Licenses mean that brokers have gone through a vetting process, their legitimacy has been confirmed. Thus, making them safer in holding your money and accessing investments and financial markets. Licenses help brokers to form and maintain meaningful partnerships…

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February 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX RegCo uses AI enhancements in its surveillance activities

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is making its monitoring and regulating system more effective with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) improvements. Introducing AI in regulation can help single out unusual trading activities through analysis of historical data and avoiding noise from developments between the financial markets. Thus, the regulatory agency can focus on smaller…

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February 07, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

SGX’s Asian FX futures volume rises as FX industry moves toward the final stages of regulatory reforms

Singapore Exchange (SGX) keeps reporting record volumes, as international investors seek trading opportunities in Asia. The heightened activity is not that unexpected, as the FX industry moves toward the final stages of regulatory reforms for uncleared OTC derivatives. Interest in SGX’s suite of Asian currencies continues to grow, with record US$1.3 trillion changing hands in…

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September 12, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Exclusive: How to handle clients’ payments after FX industry regulations tightening

The following article was exclusively prepared for LeapRate by the Match-Trade Technologies team. Last year brought significant changes in the financial market, especially for unregulated brokers. For instance, VISA and Mastercard blocked them from using their services. And now, one of the biggest challenges they have to face is to provide their customers with convenient and effective…

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June 18, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

AFCA Rules change for legacy complaints approved by ASIC

Australian regulator ASIC informed today that it has approved changes to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) Rules which give effect to the AFCA authorisation condition introduced by Government on 19 February 2019. The Government requires AFCA to give expanded access to the AFCA scheme for consumers and small businesses that were harmed by financial…

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May 08, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

WeChat bans cryptocurrency trading – “not a bad thing”

The leading messaging app in China, WeChat, has banned all of its merchants from engaging in crypto-related transactions. WeChat, owned by giant Tencent, introduced the new ban on April 30th, 2019. The update to the Payment Service Protocol states that all merchants using the app’s services cannot be involved in any virtual currency trading transactions…

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April 05, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

FCA warns against Forte Capital Mergers and Acquisitions

UK financial regulator Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued its latest warning against an unregulated financial services provider targeting UK consumers. The FCA’s latest warning is against the company Forte Capital Mergers and Acquisitions. Forte Capital Mergers and Acquisitions is not authorised by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK and is…

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