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Do Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cryptocurrency CFDs need to be reported for EMIR Regulation?

Quick, do a Google search for Ethereum. There is a good chance that you will see an ad from a broker like this one.

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Preparing for MiFID II: Forex/CFD and Binary Options Brokers

MiFID II reporting is a large project to undertake. The article covers steps to put a development roadmap in place to reduce the hassle. The article was prepared for and first appeared in the ...

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EMIR Regulation reigned, but here comes MiFID II – What you read in 2016

Throughout 2016, our Cappitech blog posted often about a variety of financial regulation initiatives affecting EU regulated brokers, banks and fund companies. Reviewing which posts were the most ...

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FCA/CySEC/ESMA Collusion to Damage CFD/Forex/Binary Options Industry?

Within the Cappitech blog, we’ve focused a lot on the change in sentiment among regulators towards Forex/CFD/Binary Options brokers. From bans on online advertising and restrictions on how brokers ...

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What Went Down at the London Summit: the CEO Panel

For the past few years, after returning from industry conferences such as the iFX Expo in Cyprus/Hong Kong and the Finance Magnates London Summit, I have published my thoughts on trends and ...

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Meet us at the London Summit and see Cappitech’s new global reporting technology

Coming up next Monday and Tuesday, November 14th and 15th, Cappitech will be exhibiting at the Finance Magnates London Summit.

At the event, we will be providing our first public live ...

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FXCM on the Offensive, MiFID II Looms and CME FX Futures Improving

FXCM has recently issued their execution quality paper again. First published in February of this year with data from October 2014 to August 2015 comparing their pricing compared to FX futures and ...

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ESMA Singles Out Cyprus in Warning of CFD/Forex/Binary Options Products

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a new warning against CFD, Forex and Binary Options products today, citing their high level of risk. According to ESMA, the public ...

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Following Binary Options, Will EU Regulators Focus on Forex and CFDs?

Reported last Thursday was a circular about fair trading practices related to binary options that was sent by CySEC to entities under its jurisdiction. The circular came days after ESMA had ...

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Do forex brokers have to report spot FX trades under EMIR?

When the EU introduced EMIR reporting of OTC derivative trades in 2014, one of the questions many had was the status of spot FX trades. For online forex brokers, spot FX is the foundation of their ...

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