Implementation of ESMA leverage: calendar and practical example

11 July 2018

After having given you all the details regarding the new ESMA regulations, as well as their impact for traders, investors and DARWINs, today’s post evaluates several different circumstances that you may encounter during the implementation process. We provide concrete examples to dispel any doubts and  lay out all the requirements that you have to meet […]

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ESMA Leverage: Impact On Traders, Investors And DARWINs

26 June 2018

The following post complements the article ESMA – Product Intervention published a few months ago in our blog and aims to provide all the details of the impending regulatory change, as well as the impact of ESMA leverage on traders, investors and DARWINs. ESMA’s new regulations are just around the corner, so we suppose that, […]

Our letter to ESMA

2 February 2018

We’ve drafted a letter on behalf of the anonymous retail trader. We look forward to your amending as you see fit, and submitting to ESMA. If anyone feels like translating to languages other than English and Spanish, feel free to share in our Twitter account.  *You may e-mail your own take to: Dear ESMA, […]

Negative Balance Protection

Negative Balance Protection

25 January 2018

This post explains why negative balance protection is a regulatory faux pas that damages precisely the customers it ought to protect The European Securities and Markets Authority recently updated on its ongoing review of CFDs and other speculative products. ESMA weighs several measures for CFDs: Leverage limits on the opening of a position between 30:1 […]

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