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FCA proposes ban on sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

The UK Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on banning the sale, marketing and distribution to all retail consumers of all derivatives and exchange-traded notes that reference unregulated transferable cryptoassets by firms acting in, or from, the UK

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FCA confirms permanent restrictions on the sale of CFDs and CFD-like options to retail consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority has introduced new rules to reduce the total losses from retail customers trading in contracts for difference (CFDs) and CFD-like options, and ensure that those who do trade in them are more experienced and can bear potential trading losses

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FCA issues statement on onshoring ESMA’s temporary intervention measures on retail CFD and binary options

The decision notices that renew the temporary restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of CFDs to retail clients and the temporary prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients will form part of UK law if EU law ceases to apply in the UK on 29 March 2019

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ESMA renews CFDs restriction for further three months

The European Securities and Markets Authority has adopted a decision to renew the temporary restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences to retail clients

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ESMA adopts decision to renew ban on marketing, distribution or sale of binary options

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a notice of a Decision it adopted on 14 December 2018 under Article 40 of MiFIR to renew the prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail client

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FCA proposes permanent ban on binary options and restrictions on CFDs for retail investors

The UK Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on a proposed ban on the sale, marketing and distribution of binary options and restrictions to the sale, marketing and distribution of contracts for difference and similar products to retail customers

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MiFIR: ESMA updates Q&As on temporary product intervention measures

The Q&A clarifies the scope of the temporary product intervention measures in relation to turbo certificates and structured finance products

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ESMA adopts final product intervention measures on CFDs and binary options

There will be a prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options and a restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for difference, to retail investors

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MiFID II: new Q&As on speculative products