Regulation & Licensing

In recent years lawmakers and regulators developed a growing number of local and global laws and regulations. Although the development of them and the extent to which they are enforced varies from country to country, all financial markets are  subject to certain rules. Thus companies...

Anti-money laundering laws require forex brokerages to have in place  adequate internal systems for spotting suspicious activities and reporting it to appropriate authorities. Suitable due diligence process implemented with a risk-based approach is a critical component of an effective compliance program which guard companies against...

Points to consider: 1. Cost estimation 2. Capital requirement 3. Time estimation of acquiring license   FCA ­ United Kingdom What exactly does the FCA do when it comes to regulating the retail FX / CFD industry? Protecting Consumers: One of the main roles of the FCA is to protect consumers and...

Becoming a white label Forex provider is a practical first step into the financial services industry. It’s easy to set up a white label platform so your Forex business can be up and running relatively quickly. But to take your business to the next level,...

A quick overview There are a lot of questions you should ask yourself when going into a forex brokerage business. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a head of equity brokerage or a head of a bank, similar questions will come to your mind quickly. What do I...

How to choose Forex jurisdictions, consider regulation and obtain licensing - Part 2 Cyprus One of the main and largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea became one of the top locations in the world to obtain a Forex license. Due to the combination of highly-skilled professional services, modern infrastructure and a wide variety of investment...