FCA News

Axeworth Securities

Almost all firms and individuals offering, promoting or selling financial services or products in the UK have to be authorised by us. However, some firms act without our authorisation and some knowingly run investment scams.  This firm is not authorised by us and is targeting people in the UK. Based upon information we hold, we […]

AMF News

Le site Assurance Banque Épargne Info Service fait peau neuve pour un meilleur accompagnement du public

Lancé en juin 2010, le site Assurance Banque Épargne Info Service, développé et géré par l’Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR), l’Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) et la Banque de France, a été conçu avec l’objectif d’offrir des informations pratiques sur les produits bancaires, d’assurance et de placement. Il fait aujourd’hui peau neuve, […]

FCA News

FCA statement on ESMA’s ongoing work on possible product intervention measures applicable to retail CFD and binary option products

ESMA is considering the possible use of its product intervention powers under Article 40 of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) to address risks to investor protection. In particular, ESMA is considering measures to: Prohibit the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients. Restrict the marketing, distribution or sale to retail […]


ESMA issues updated statement on preparatory work in relation to CFDs, binary options and other speculative products offered to retail clients

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is issuing this statement to provide an update on its work in relation to the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs), including rolling spot forex, and binary options to retail clients.  ESMA has been concerned about the provision of speculative products such as CFDs, including rolling spot forex, […]


ESMA provides further guidance for transactions on 3rd country trading venues for post-trade transparency and position limits under MiFID II/MiFIR

The opinions address the treatment of transactions executed by EU investment firms on third-country trading venues, for post-trade transparency under MiFIR, and the treatment of positions held in contracts traded on those venues for the position limit regime under MiFID II. The revised opinions state that, pending an ESMA assessment of more than 200 third-country […]