AMF warns investors on restricted retail derivatives

Autorité des Marchés Financiers, the French markets regulator, has reemphasised the importance of a Europe-wide ban on binary options and restriction on contracts for difference.

  • By Ross Lancaster
  • 11 Sep 2018

AMF has made its intervention on the back of knowledge about loopholes that have emerged from the restrictions. 

In a public statement, the regulator said that it had learned about some service providers offering investors access to accounts at their non-European Union subsidiaries. This would allow them to bypass ...

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