Archive for the ‘Regulation’ Category

FCA license approval for eToro

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

eToro social trading platform logoFollowing eToro’s license approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in May of this year, the world’s number one social investment network is on the verge of setting up shop in London.

FCA approval is a significant gain for eToro. The approval affirms eToro’s entitlement to offer financial services to UK users, and is a confirmation of its compliance with applicable regulations.

In all likelihood, the FCA approval will considerably add to the company’s rapid growth in the UK area.

.FX or .FOREX soon to come?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

dot fx
When ICANN announced they are letting .AnyName free, it will probably not take long before .FX or .FOREX will be registered. will here discuss the opportunities with the new regulations and which effect it might have to launch a new domain suffix for the forex industry.

Why .fx?

Since long ago, all the best domains for forex brokers, forex market makers and forex traders are gone. (more…)

Soc Gen Suspended From Trading In India

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Indian authorities had enough. Now they are closing down another international foreign brokerage, Société Générale, from trading and operation in India. The reason being problems following the international laws that compel companies to provide complete information about overseas clients.

Soc Gen suspended from Indian financial markets

It was a clear decision from The Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), regulator of the derivate och stock market in the country. If foreign brokerages should operate in India they better follow the rules, was the message from Indian authorities. (more…)