The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) operates independently as a financial regulatory body in the UK and is responsible for maintaining the financial markets’ integrity, with a focus on wholesale and retail financial services firms.

The Financial Services Act 2012 came into effect on 1 April 2013 after its approval in December 2012.

The Act formed a new regulatory structure for financial services and put an end to the Financial Services Authority.

The authority has the power to investigate individuals and organizations, as well as regulate marketing activities of financial products. It is also able to place provisions on products and identify minimum standards.

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) supervises the transactions of transferable securities and investment services markets in Cyprus.

CySEC was established in 2001 as a public legal entity in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission Law.

The authority's major duty is to ensure that the securities market of the Republic of Cyprus is constantly and steadily improving.

CySEC’s objective is to establish the securities market in Cyprus as one of the most attractive, reliable and safest destinations for investments.

FX and CFD trading are high risk and may not be suitable for everyone, ensure you fully understand the risks. You may sustain a loss of some or all of your invested capital.You may sustain a loss of some or all of your invested capital