Israeli Binary Options Recovery Firm Shuts Down Due to Fraud

Binary options scams are a big problem in Israel. It’s not surprising then to find firms offering their services to help victims recover their funds. However, not all of these firms seem to be on the up and up. Wealth

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Retail OTC Derivatives Market Deregulated In South Korea

The Retail brokerage global market has taken a hit in different countries as financial regulators look to impose stringent regulations to cut down on scams and fraud. This is especially true in Europe and Australia. South Korea was once considered

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ASIC To Roll Out New Forex & CFD Reporting Rules in July

Forex and contracts for difference (CFDs) trading can be profitable but they can also be a risky proposition for many. This is why regulators like the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) are wary about these financial instruments. As a

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ESMA Changes Stance On Post-Brexit Limit On London Trading

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) decided to change its stance on some of its decisions when it comes to restricting equity trading at exchanges in London after Brexit. This change in stance comes after some push back from

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AMF Seeks To Make ESMA Rules Permanent

Financial regulation can be a thorny issue as it can have a significant impact on the market, businesses, traders and the economy as a whole. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) which is the financial regulator in France has decided

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Singapore Focuses On Branding Itself As Global Forex Hub

Singapore is making progress in its plans to brand itself as a major forex trading hub. A recent report revealed that the country has been encouraging a lot of forex firms to start setting up shop in the country. The

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Australian Brokers Fighting Back Against ASIC Demands

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) recently received increased product intervention powers. The financial watchdog wasted no time in putting out a request for detailed information that current brokers in the Australian marketplace had to supply. However, this request

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ASIC To Decide Which FIN Products Can Be Offered In Australia

Change is coming to the financial regulatory environment in Australia. This is thanks to the new bill that just passed and now only requires formal approval to become a law. The Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers Bill

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FCA To Permanently Ban Binary Options From Tomorrow

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed that it will roll out a permanent ban on retail selling of binary options. This does not come as a huge surprise as the UK financial watchdog had imposed major restrictions on the

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AMF Looks To Ban Binary Options & Restrict CFDs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has been very strict about binary options for months now. It recently extended its measures against binary options and contracts for difference (CFDs) and has plans on making things even more stringent going

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