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Germany’s BaFin orders unregulated broker XtraderFX to cease operations

Mar 08 2019 14:11:05 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has ordered XtraderFX operated by GPay Ltd. to immediately cease offering investment services and advice to German investors. Read more

BaFin orders Prestige FM / Euro Wealth OÜ to cease operations

Jan 15 2019 11:58:26 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) has ordered Euro Wealth OÜ, operating Prestige Financial Markets brokerage brand, to cease offering illegal cross-border trading services to German investors. Read more

BaFin follows suit, restricts CFD trading permanently

Dec 21 2018 14:26:23 Jonathan Smith in Market

  Germany’s financial regulator BaFin plans to apply permanently ESMA’s CFD trading restrictions on a national level. The decision is intended as a protective measure for retail investors which will take effect in 2019. Read more

BaFin orders FXCM clone to cease operations

Dec 04 2018 16:18:15 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) has ordered FXC Markets to immediately cease offering investment services and advice to German investors. Read more

Germany’s BaFin ordered UB4Trade to cease trading operations

Nov 28 2018 10:29:16 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) has ordered UB4Trade to cease offering cross-border proprietary trading services to German investors. Read more

BaFin warns against recovery scams

Sep 11 2018 14:20:43 Jonathan Smith in Market

  Germany’s financial watchdog BaFin alerted of follow-up scams targeting investors who already lost to binary options, promising to recover the money that they lost against an upfront payment. Read more

Germany’s BaFin orders Stern Options, Stern Markets, and Weiss Finance to halt operations

Aug 08 2018 14:17:08 Jonathan Smith in Market

  The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) has ordered several unauthorised companies to cease trading operations on Tuesday. Namely, these are BP1 LP (Stern options), Gum Ltd. Read more

Germany’s BaFin warns of risks of ICOs

Nov 10 2017 14:22:01 Jonathan Smith in Market

Germany’s financial markets and services regulator BaFin became the latest national regulator to warn of the risks of the initial coin offerings (ICOs). Read more

BaFin warns of forex, CFD broker GLSSTOCKS

Sep 26 2017 09:28:32 Jonathan Smith in Market

Germany’s financial services provider BaFin has issued a warning against the unregulated forex and CFD broker GLSSTOCKS.   According to the publication, the company has no suitable address to accept service in Germany. Read more

Germany requires forex brokers to introduce negative balance protection, IG Group & CMC Markets react

May 09 2017 12:14:49 Jonathan Smith in Market

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, a.k.a. BaFin) announced on Monday it introduces certain restrictions to CFD trading in order to safeguard the interests of retail clients. Read more

Germany's BaFin to ban margin trading in CFDs for retail investors?

Dec 09 2016 15:05:21 Jonathan Smith in Market

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) announced its intentions to “limit the marketing, distribution and sale of financial contracts for difference (CFDs) with an additional payments obligation” to retail c... Read more

The German Bundesrat Votes in Favor of the HFT Act

Mar 25 2013 11:40:01 Hannah Levi in Market

As we reported last week, Germany is on the quest of imposing stricter regulation on algorithmic and high-frequency trading (HFT). Read more

Ready for Anything in Greece says Bafin Head

Jun 05 2012 10:01:41 Stanimir Zhelev in Market

German financial watchdog Bafin's head said that banks in Germany are ready for any outcome in Greece situation However, he was quick to clarify that he was not speculating anything in that regards He also said that Bafin with Bundesbank are closely following situation in Spa... Read more

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