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CySEC Slaps Binary and Forex Brokers with More Legal Requirements

2017 05 12

Things are about to change for CySEC-regulated binary options and forex brokers; and in a big way. The changes will affect CIFs (Cyprus Investment Firms), which include binary options brokers. The new rules will come into force on May 31 of 2017, which is less than a month away. This was revealed through a circular […]

France Warns Against 10 Unregulated Binary Options Sites

2017 03 31

The French financial regulator, AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), is certainly no stranger to controversy when it comes to cutting off unregulated brokers. The financial watchdog has now added 10 more binary options sites to its warning list. As a matter of fact, AMF went as far as saying that the list was not exhaustive, […]

Bdswiss Fined 150,000 EUR by CySEC for Possible Violations

2017 01 24

Binary options broker Bdswiss has been fined 150,000 euro by the CySEC. The decision was made on 19th of December 2016 by the CySEC board, although it has been announced today on 23rd January 2017. According to the official CySEC announcement, the company has already paid the fine. Actions of this nature are now a […]

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 […]

The GBP May Be Headed To New Lows Since The Brexit Vote

2016 08 19

After the Brexit vote, the GBP plummeted in value as the market took into consideration the negative impact the decision by Britain to leave the EU would have on Britain’s economy. But long after the vote, the currency may not be out of the woods yet. There are signs that the sterling may be headed […]