The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, better known as CySEC, is the financial regulatory agency
of the Republic of Cyprus and as such a part of the European MiFID financial harmonization law.
CySEC regulates many of the worlds biggest brands in retail forex as they generally see it as an efficient way to get an EU operating license and industry know-how.
The International Financial Services Commission (IFSC) is to issue Belize Broker licenses and to regulate the Forex Brokers that fall under their supervision.
Belize offers a competitive Forex legislation framework and it has a strong regulated infrastructure.
The IFSC is responsible to provide the services to Forex Brokers such as trading in securities and financial instruments, asset protection and much more. It is considered a famous location for startup Forex Brokers as well as existing Forex Brokers.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) regulates participants and products in France’s financial markets.
It regulates, authorises, monitors, and, where necessary conducts investigations and issues sanctions.
In addition, it ensures that investors receive material information, and provides a mediation service to assist them in disputes.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is a financial regulatory body in the United Kingdom, but operates independently of the UK government, and is financed by charging fees to members of the financial services industry.
The FCA regulates financial firms providing services to consumers and maintains the integrity of the UK’s financial markets. It focuses on the regulation of conduct by both retail and wholesale financial services firms.
Like its predecessor the FSA, the FCA is structured as a company limited by guarantee.