ESMA renews decision in relation to contracts for differences 

esma (European Securities and Markets Authority)

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued an announcement to inform about its decision for restrictions in relation to Contracts For Differences (CFDs).

In accordance ESMA’s announcement, on 17 April 2019, the ESMA adopted a Decision under Article 40 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 to renew the restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients.

The Decision renews ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/796 on the same terms as the previous renewal decisions, ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/1636 and ESMA Decision (EU) 2019/155.

In accordance with Article 40(5) of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014, this Notice provides details of the Decision and the time from which the renewed measure will take effect.

The full text of the Decision is published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Source: ESMA

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