Unregulated Forex Brokerages

As a Forex trader or industry professional, you will have noticed the huge number of brokerages competing for business. While the majority of the big name brokerages are based and regulated in jurisdictions where the provision of FX, there are a significant number of brokerages who are based in offshore locations where regulation is non-existent or very lax. People's opinions regarding unregulated brokerages differs greatly with some advising traders to steer well clear, while others are happy t...

UK Forex & CFD Brokers – Approved By FCA

If you live in the UK, you have a variety of options in regards to financial leveraged investments. Forex and CFD's, as well as spread betting brokers, are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA, previously know as the FSA).

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Russian Federation Council approves FX regulatory law

Russia - Россия

The Federation Council which operates as the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, has approved the long awaited the Forex law. The introduction of legal framework for the regulation of OTC instruments is something which has been in the pipeline for around 2 years, and is something which many trade...

Forex in Belize


When you think of financial services, Belize might not be the first country that pops into people's minds. But the small country of Belize who only gained full independence from Britain in 1981, has managed to establish itself as a popular offshore option. This is due to the fact it is relativ...

Order Execution Policies Explained

What Is An Order Execution Policy?

forex_generic2FX brokerages based and regulated within the European Union and European Economic Area are subject to MiFID (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive). This European Law sets out the minimum regulatory requirements for EU and European Economic Area companies offerin...

What is RAFFM?

RAFMMRAFFM stands for The Russian Association of Financial Markets, and is a Self-Regulatory Organisation. In Russia, and other CIS countries there is currently no regulatory framework for the provision of certain over-the-counter financial services, such as Spot FX and CFD trading. RAFFM is just one of the many Self-regulatory organisations...