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France’s AMF warns about Preditrend and pro-algorithm sites

France’s AMF warns about Preditrend and pro-algorithm sites

The French financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) which is one of the most vocal and proactive watchdogs, has recently issued a general public warning about sites touting the benefits of an algorithm and linking to a trading platform, which also contains a specific warning about Preditrend. More specifically, through the ...

Increased exposure of the French public to investment scams

Increased exposure of the French public to investment scams

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), it its capacity as the regulator of the French financial markets and the authority tasked with the supervision of the orderly operation of such markets is always a vocal and proactive advocate of consumer rights and their protection. Within the framework of its mandate and spurred by fact that is has observed a steep ...

France’s AMF warns and blacklists once again

France’s AMF warns and blacklists once again

The French financial markets regulator continues on its hunt of unregulated brokers and its proactive effort to protect investors and traders. This time round, the effort is manifested through two public announcements/warnings to the public. The first was issued by the AMF and two other competent French authorities, namely the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel ...

The AMF issues new blacklist with fewer names on!

The AMF issues new blacklist with fewer names on!

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) , which is the French financial markets regulator is indeed one of the most vocal and active watchdogs when it comes to protecting consumers and traders from unscrupulous financial services firm. The AMF regularly publishes warnings and advice on the risks of financial trading and it has even undertaken a very ...

French watchdog adds 5 brokers to its FX blacklist

French watchdog adds 5 brokers to its FX blacklist

The French regulator of the country’s financial industry markets, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is one of the most active and vocal watchdogs in the industry worldwide and it makes considerable efforts to protect the rights of French investors, repeatedly warning them against the grave risks associated with the retail trading of forex and binary ...

AMF exposes binary options website which is abusing its name and logo

AMF exposes binary options website which is abusing its name and logo

France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is one of the most vocal and active watchdogs when it comes to informing and warning investors on the multiple risks associated with online trading, including trading binary options. It does so not only through the regular updating of its black lists of forex and binary options ...

AMF Mystery Shopper exposes dubious brokers’ practices

AMF Mystery Shopper exposes dubious brokers’ practices

Whether CySEC, the Cypriot financial markets regulator, is an effective and trusted watchdog and whether it is appropriate that the firms it licenses gain passporting rights to operate and offer their services in the entire European Union is a question that keeps cropping up in the retail online trading of forex, cfds and binary options industry. A recent case ...

AMF goes all out against the forex and binary options market

AMF goes all out against the forex and binary options market

The French financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has decided to use all the resources that it has at its disposal in order to discourage private investors from trading in forex, binary options and complex financial instruments, because all these are highly risky products. The AMF decided to shift gear and take more urgent ...

Findings of AMF study reveal significant losses for FX traders

Findings of AMF study reveal significant losses for FX traders

The French financial markets watchdog, the AMF has made public the findings of a study it had commissioned over the period 2009-2013, pertaining to the results of trading of French individual investors in the Forex and CFD markets. The French financial products and services market is considered very lucrative and has attracted the attention of many brokers, who ...

AMF Updates its List of Binary Options and Forex Providers to be Avoided

AMF Updates its List of Binary Options and Forex Providers to be Avoided

As part of its efforts to combat the phenomenon of unregulated forex and binary options brokers who are targeting the lucrative French market, France’s national financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), has since late 2013 adopted the policy of periodically issuing comprehensive lists of firms which do not possess the correct ...