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CFTC Slaps $275,000 Penalty on CMS Forex over Capitalization Flaws

Apr 08 2014 06:10:20 in Market

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday imposed a $275,000 penalty on Forex broker Capital Market Services, LLC (CMS) over failures to meet requirements for the capitalization of Futures Commission Merchants (FCM), Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers (RFED) and FDMs. Read more

Russian Forex Bill's Second Reading Postponed Again

Mar 18 2014 07:21:15 in Market

The Russian parliamentarians on Monday postponed until later date the second reading of the Forex  bill, leaving Forex brokers operating in the country in the gray area between self-regulation and yet no official legal oversight. Read more

France Tightens Forex Advertising Regulations

Mar 13 2014 10:09:53 in Market

France's marketing watchdog ARPP (Autorite de Regulation Professionnelle de la Publicite) has published a new set of tighter rules for advertising financial products, with a special focus on leveraged investment products like Forex. Read more

UK's FCA Wants Social FX Networks to Get Investment Manager Licenses

Mar 12 2014 10:33:07 in Market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally made a step we've been expecting for quite some time - it is demanding that social Forex trading platforms obtain special regulatory permissions to offer their services in the UK. Read more

Russian President Orders Govt to Develop Forex Regulation Mechanism

Mar 07 2014 09:01:25 in Market

The press service of Kremlin has just published a set of assignments of Russia's president Vladimir Putin to the government, following an official meeting on February 12, 2014. Read more

Financial Commission Reports 20 Successfully Solved Forex Disputes

Feb 26 2014 11:15:44 in Market

It was just six months ago that we reported the launch of the Financial Commission in Hong Kong and the dispute resolution body for the Forex sector already announced the first set of successfully solved disputes. Read more

ASIC Imposes 10-Year Ban on Forex FS

Feb 25 2014 09:02:22 in Market

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) today announced a set of measures, including a 10-year ban on services provision, against Forex Financial Services Pty Ltd (Forex FS). Read more

CFTC Presses Charges against Forex Fraudsters over $2.3M Scam

Feb 20 2014 07:21:18 in Market

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Wednesday announced that it had pressed charges against two residents of North Carolina over numerous violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) and the CFTC regulations. Read more

XM Receives Australian Forex License

Feb 19 2014 09:55:23 in Market

XM, the Forex broker originally based in Cyprus, today made an exciting announcement – it has obtained an Australian license to provide investment services in the Land Down Under. Read more

Windsor Brokers Successfully Complies with EMIR Deadlines

Feb 17 2014 12:42:41 in Market

Windsor Brokers, the Cyprus-based Forex broker, has announced that it managed to successfully meet the reporting deadlines under the European Market Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR). Read more

Central Bank of Cyprus Cautions about Virtual Currencies

Feb 10 2014 10:37:32 in Market

The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) has become the latest financial institution to warn about the risks associated with virtual currencies. Read more

UK Regulator Imposes New Rules on Introducing Brokers

Jan 07 2014 09:57:08 in Market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has shown its watchdog's teeth to affiliates of Forex brokers – the first serious move in the sector since the UK regulator emerged in April 2013. Read more

CFTC Orders Forex Scammer from Florida to Pay $470,000

Dec 13 2013 07:39:23 in Market

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has wielded the regulatory ax one more time and has ordered David R. Lynch, an alleged Forex fraudster for Florida, to pay more the $470,000 over numerous violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations. Read more

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