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CySEC announced withdrawal of Cyprus Investment Firm authorisation

18/02/2019(0)
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has issued an announcement to inform that has decided to withdraw the authorisation Cyprus Investment Firm. In accordance the announcement, CySEC on its meeting of ... Read More
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Brexit – the regulatory challenges

13/02/2019(0)
Steven Maijoor, the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), delivered a speech on Brexit – the regulatory challenges at the European Financial Forum 2019 in Dublin ... Read More
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Founder of online gaming company charged for defrauding investors

11/02/2019(0)
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Robert Alexander with fraudulently raising approximately $9 million from more than 50 individuals by selling investments in Kizzang LLC, a purported online gaming ... Read More
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Former precious metals trader for UBS AG fined

08/02/2019(0)
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an announcement to inform that Judge Vanessa Bryant of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut issued a Final ... Read More
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FCA warns public of investment scams as over £197 million reported losses in 2018

07/02/2019(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning investors to be vigilant to the threat posed by investment scammers, as data from Action Fraud reveals over £197 million1 of reported ... Read More
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Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission: Beware of fraudulent emails

01/02/2019(0)
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has issued an announcement to inform the public that emails are being sent by unidentified sources, illegally using the logo or the ... Read More
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Ponzi Scheme ordered to pay $1 billion in penalties

30/01/2019(0)
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that a federal court in Florida ordered Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC and its former owner to pay $1 billion in penalties and ... Read More
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ESMA updates the MiFID II/MiFIR transitional transparency calculations

23/01/2019(0)
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a press release to inform that an updated version of the MiFID II/MiFIR transitional transparency calculations (TTC) is available. The ... Read More
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ESAs released a report on innovation facilitators established within the EU

08/01/2019(0)
The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published a joint report on innovation facilitators (regulatory sandboxes and innovation hubs). The report sets out a comparative analysis of the innovation facilitators established ... Read More
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BaFin Germany plans renewed national restriction on CFDs for retail investors

07/01/2019(0)
After preparing for the expiry of the product intervention measure imposed by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) with regard to binary options, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority ... Read More
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