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EC Fines JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Others For Rigging Forex Market

EC Fines JPMorgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Others For Rigging Forex Market

The European Union fined five banking giants a total $1.2 billion, charging them with manipulating the foreign exchange market (Forex) for their benefits. The targeted banks that were fined on Thursday are Barclays, JPMorgan, Citigroup, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), and Bank of Scotland.... Read more.

ESMA Extend CFD-Related Restrictions Again, Calls For Permanent Measures

ESMA Extend CFD-Related Restrictions Again, Calls For Permanent Measures

On Tuesday, the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) announced another update of its restrictions related to contracts for difference (CFDs) a... Read more.

New EU Copyright Directive to Affect Google, Facebook

New EU Copyright Directive to Affect Google, Facebook

On Tuesday, the European Parliament passed a new copyright directive that might have a negative impact on tech giants like Google and Facebook. The la... Read more.

CFTC Hinders Bakkt’s Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures Platform

CFTC Hinders Bakkt’s Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures Platform

US-based Bakkt, a subsidiary of NYSE’s parent Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is forced to delay the launch of its Bitcoin futures platform, the Wa... Read more.

ING Failed to Meet Compliance Standards, Bank of Italy Says

ING Failed to Meet Compliance Standards, Bank of Italy Says

Dutch bank ING Groep NV was required by the Bank of Italy to stop accepting new clients on the Italian territory. The unusual measure was taken by Ita... Read more.

CySEC Makes Amendments to Investor Compensation Fund

CySEC Makes Amendments to Investor Compensation Fund

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) announced on Wednesday that it had decided to make a series of changes in the legal framework th... Read more.

FCA Makes Board Changes, Publishes Crypto Research

FCA Makes Board Changes, Publishes Crypto Research

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a financial regulatory entity in the UK, announced on Monday that it had appointed Richard Lloyd as a Non-Execu... Read more.

CySEC to Rely on EU’s 5th AML Directive to Monitor Cryptos

CySEC to Rely on EU’s 5th AML Directive to Monitor Cryptos

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) calls for the adoption of the EU’s 5th AML Directive (AMLD5) at a national level, according to... Read more.

Regulatory Authorities Continue to Issue New Binary Options Warnings

Regulatory Authorities Continue to Issue New Binary Options Warnings

Regulatory authorities in several different countries have recently issued warnings about specific binary options brokers, including the major binary ... Read more.

Problems With Regulating Binary Options Trading Increase

Problems With Regulating Binary Options Trading Increase

Financial regulatory authorities in the United Kingdom, in much the same way as regulatory bodies in other countries, have found it very difficult to ... Read more.

Israeli Anti-Binary Options Legislation Harsher Than Expected

Israeli Anti-Binary Options Legislation Harsher Than Expected

While many market analysts had previously expressed concerns that the proposed Israeli legislative ban on binary options trading was being watered dow... Read more.

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