Monthly Archives: January 2012

Introduction of Forex Broker Regulatory Bodies

A section of all the main regulatory bodies in the world has been added to www.findyourfx.com. As you may know a registered forex broker means a lot to a forex trader, such as fund security, reliable trading and depositor protection … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission – SFC

SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) is an independent non-governmental statutory body outside the civil service, responsible for regulating the securities and futures markets in Hong Kong. The regulatory objectives are: Provide protection for members of the public investing in or … Continue reading

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Finland Financial Supervisory Authority – FINFSA

Finanssivalvonta (Fiva), or the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA), is the authority for supervision of Finland’s financial and insurance sectors. The entities supervised by the new authority include banks, insurance and pension companies as well as other companies operating in the … Continue reading

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British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission – BVIFSC

The BVI Financial Services Commission is the Territory’s single financial services Regulator. We are the agency responsible for authorizing and licensing companies or persons to conduct financial services business and for monitoring the perimeter of regulated financial services activity to … Continue reading

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European Union Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – MiFID

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2004/39/EC (known as “MiFID”) as subsequently amended is a European Union law that provides harmonised regulation for investment services across the 30 member states of the European Economic Area (the 27 Member States of … Continue reading

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Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority – FINMA

As an independent supervisory authority, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA protects creditors, investors and policy holders, ensuring the smooth functioning of the financial markets and preserving its reputation. In doing so, it contributes indirectly to enhancing the competitiveness … Continue reading

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USA National Futures Association – NFA

The National Futures Association (NFA) is an independent self-regulatory organization and watchdog of the commodities and futures industry in the United States. The NFA oversees and protects investors from fraudulent commodities and futures activities. The NFA also provides mediation and … Continue reading

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Mauritius Financial Services Commission – FSC

The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius (FSC) is the integrated regulator for the financial services sector other than banking, and global business. The FSC was established in 2001 and operates within a modern and internationally recognized legal framework which includes the … Continue reading

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Malta Financial Services Authority – MFSA

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services activities in Malta. It regulates and supervises credit and financial institutions, investment, trust and insurance business and also houses the country’s Companies Registry. The MFSA issues guidance … Continue reading

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission – ASIC

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) is an independent Australian government body that acts as Australia’s corporate regulator. ASIC’s role is to enforce and regulate company and financial services laws to protect Australian consumers, investors and creditors. ASIC was … Continue reading

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