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France Commences Enforcement of New Advertisement Restrictions

The French Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) announced this week that it has started enforcing the new Sapin II regulations, which call for a ban on electronic advertisement and marketing… more

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TechFinancials’ Stock Collapses on 24Option Departure

Online binary options platform provider TechFinancials saw its shares crash after an announcement during its results trading update that it lost one of its major white label partners. Executives for… more

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Canadian Regulators Warn of Firms Using Kevin O’Leary’s likeness

Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission, one of the largest regulators in the country, has issued a warning to consumers regarding several websites that have used businessman and TV personality Kevin O’Leary’s… more

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IG Group Distances Itself From Binary Options

Major online trading broker IG Group has taken steps in recent days to distance itself from the binary options industry. The London-listed company, which also offers a variety of other… more

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Banc de Binary Unexpectedly Closes its Doors

Banc de Binary, one of the biggest names and strongest pillars of the binary options industry, is closing its doors. The shocking news, which has been reported from sources within… more

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IG Group Unconcerned By New French Regulations

IG Group, one of the largest over-the-counter investing providers in Europe, have made their first official comments on France’s new sweeping ban on the industry’s advertising to consumers. The company… more

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SpotOption & Tools For Brokers Team up For MT4 Binary Options Add-On

Well-known binary options provider SpotOption has announced the launch of its new plug-in for MetaTrader 4, the widely popular trading platform. In collaboration with Tools For Brokers, a business-to-business technology… more

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Italy’s CONSOB Steps Up Fight Against Binary Options

Italy’s National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange (CONSOB) has stepped up its efforts against the binary options industry in the month of December. The watchdog has issued a… more

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Spain Prepares to Greet British Financial Companies

Spain’s Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) announced on Monday a new program designed to help financial services providers, including binary options brokers, expedite their moves from the UK… more

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BuzzTrade Parent Company Renounces CIF License

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission announced via a press release on Friday that binary options broker Air Finance Pro Ltd. renounced its Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) license and will… more