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Licenses

CySEC

Forex24 Global is a brand owned and operated by Lydya Financial Ltd, a Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) regulated and supervised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) with CIF Licence number 300/16 and Company registration number HE334292.

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) was established in accordance with section 5 of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (Establishment and Responsibilities) Law of 2001 as a public legal entity.

CySEC aims to oversee and control the operation of financial exchange markets and the transactions performed within those markets. CySEC may:

  • Supervise those who issue securities and list them on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.
  • Inspect brokers, companies, investment consultants and mutual fund management companies.
  • Issue licenses to operate to brokers, brokerage firms, investment firms and consultants.
  • Revoke licenses to operate as and when necessary.
  • Impose punitive sanctions on investment consultants, brokers and any other body which fall under the authority of CySEC.

Lydya Financial Ltd is licensed by CySEC to offer the following Investment, Ancillary Services and Cross Border Services to Member States: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom.

Lydya Financial Ltd. (CIF license number 300/16), is regulated and licensed under the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CYSEC) to provide the following investment services in relation to the financial instruments stated further below:

Investment Services:

  • Reception and Transmission of orders in relation to one or more Financial Instruments.
  • Execution of Orders.

Ancillary Services:

  1. Safekeeping and administration of financial instruments for the account of clients, including custodianship and related services such as cash/collateral management.
  2. Granting credits or loans to an investor to allow him to carry out a transaction in one or more financial instruments, where the firm granting the credit or loan is involved in the transaction.
  3. Foreign exchange services where these are connected to the provision of investment services.

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EU Directives & Memberships

Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)

The Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID) directive 2004/39/EC came into effect on 1/11/2007 with the aim of regulating the markets of financial instruments and the provision of investment services and activities within the European Economic Area (EEA). The Directive was adopted in Cyprus through the Cyprus Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law of 2007 (Law 144 (I)/2007).
The key objectives of the European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) are: to improve levels of efficiency, to increase financial transparency, to promote competition and to effectively protect consumers. MiFID also allows investment firms to provide investment and ancillary services within the territory of another member state and/or a third country, provided that such services are covered by the investment firm’s.

Investor Compensation Fund (ICF)

Lydya Financial Ltd is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF), a scheme which serves to protect eligible retail clients by paying compensation in the event that a company fails to reimburse funds and/ or financial instruments due to financial issues, as applicable.

Registrations

Lydya Financial Ltd is authorized to provide Investment and Ancillary Services to the following countries:

FCA

Financial Conduct Authority

UK

Registration No: 782501

BaFiN

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority

Germany

Registration No: 2017/1349943

AMF/ACPR

Autorité des marchés financiers

France

Registration No: 75980

CONSOB

Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa

Italy

Registration No: 4624

CNMV

Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores

Spain

Registration No: 4373

KNF

Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego

Poland

Link

CBH

Central Bank of Hungary

Hungary

AFM

Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets

The Netherlands

Link

FSA

The Danish FSA

Denmark

Link

FI

Finansinspektionen

Sweden

Link

CNB

Czech National Bank

Czeck Republic

Link

NBS

Národná Banka Slovenska

Slovak Republic

FSA

Financial Supervision Authority

Estonia

Link

CMVM

Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários

Portugal

Link

FCMC

Financial and Capital Market Commission

Latvia

HANFA

Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency

Croatia

ATVP

Agencija za trg vrednostnih papirjev

Slovenia

MFSA

The Malta Financial Services Authority

Malta

Link

HCMC

Hellenic Capital Market Commission

Greece

FMA

Austrian Financial Market Authority

Austria

FI

FinansInspektionen

Luxembourg

LB

Lietuvos Bankas

Lithuania

Link

ASF

Autoritatea De Supraveghere Financiara

Romania

Reg. No: PJM01FISMCYP2162 (Section 1)

FSA

Financial Supervision Authority

Finland