Binary Options Laws

Israel Soon Expected to Ban Marketing of Binary Options Abroad

2017 01 05

Yesterday, the ISA (Israeli Securities Authority), the Justice Department, and the State Comptroller sat before a parliamentary oversight body, the State Control Committee, to answer questions regarding the way these authorities are handling international binary options marketing. Israel has in the past been treated to a spirited media campaign strongly opposed to binary options trading. […]

Binary Options Fighting Back After A Spate Of Regulator Crackdowns

2016 09 10

After suffering crackdowns time and again at the hands of various financial watchdogs, binary options brokers think they have had enough of this unfair treatment. With SpotOption in the lead, various brokers have come together to defend their interest and fend off future attacks on their operations. A few days ago, after months of work […]

CySEC Issues A Tender To Hire A Media Relations Firm

2016 06 02

The outspoken Cypriot financial regulator, CySEC (Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission), is having serious publicity challenges; so much so that it is seeking to hire a professional to help it manage its dented public image. A public tender for the contract has already been issued. The communications and media relations firm that will be lucky enough […]

Option Financial Markets Now On Canadian Regulator’s Warning List

2016 05 26

British Columbia, one of the ten provinces in Canada, has issued a warning to residents against trading with Option Financial Markets. The company is a binary options brand owned by BO Technologies Limited. According to British Columbia’s financial regulator, BCSC, Option Financial Markets lacks the authorization to provide its financial services in the country. Therefore, […]

Japan Issues A Warning Against 7 More Brokerage Firms

2016 05 16

Not long ago, Japan’s financial watchdog, Kanto Financial Bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), issued a warning against brokers that were offering trading services to Japanese nationals without proper local licensing. The number of companies on this list has now increased by seven more brokers. The companies are Star Material Asset Management Limited (i […]

CySEC Changes Binary Options Rules

2016 04 19

CySEC has come up with new policies on how binary option brokers should operate. The brokers are to comply with the introduced changes by mid-July. In general, the binary options brokers will “operate in a way that is fair to the clients” under the new changes. The EU region has noted that the brokers have […]

Stock Binary Faces MFSA Warning For Unregulated And Deceptive Activities

2016 04 12

The MFSA (Malta Financial Services Authority) says the the binary options activities being offered by Stock Binary are unregulated. As a matter of fact, the binary options broker is also facing accusations that it has been posing as a different corporate entity in order to the gain trust of potential traders and grow its business. […]

OSC Issues A Warning Against Bloombex Options

2016 03 11

A warning has just been issued against Bloombex Options by Ontario Securities Exchange Commission (OSC), one of Canada’s many regional financial regulators. This has made the broker the latest in a growing list of financial entities that OSC has warned its residents not to get involved with for their own sake. The Canadian provincial financial […]

FMA Warns Against Banc de Binary After Australia’s ASIC Issues A Similar Warning

2016 01 25

Banc de Binary’s regulatory woes are far from over. After ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) issued an official warning to Australian citizens over the use of its services many months ago, New Zealand’s FMA (Financial Markets Authority) has joined the Australia financial watchdog in issuing a warning of its own against the popular CySEC-regulated […]

Cantor Exchange In The Process Of Building One-Of-A-Kind Binary Options Marketplace

2015 04 18

Cantor Exchange (CX) has generated quite a buzz in the constantly evolving world of binary options trading through its intention to build a binary options marketplace that will benefit both brokers and their clients. This article is based on information divulged by Rod Drown, a Senior Managing Director at CX, where he discussed the company’s […]