Forex Trading Regulation - FXCM

Regulation

The Companies That Make Up the FXCM Group Are Regulated In Several Jurisdictions:

Forex Capital Markets LLC
NFA # 0308179

Forex Capital Markets Ltd.
FCA # 217689

FXCM Australia Limited ASIC
ACN: 121934432
AFSL: 309763

FXCM FRANCE LTD.
FXCM France is registered with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel (ACP), as the branch of Forex Capital Markets Ltd. In addition, FXCM is also subject to the regulatory authority in the following areas respectively cited:

ACP - Regulating Anti - Money Laundering
Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) - Règles de conduite et Principes d'Exécution (Rules of Conduct and Principles of Implementation)

As a vocal advocate of foreign exchange regulation and increased investor protection, the FXCM group of companies (collectively, the "FXCM Group") has companies registered and regulated by many of the most respected regulatory bodies in the world. Forex Capital Markets Limited is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.

FINANCIAL STANDARDS AND OVERSIGHT

According to FCA regulations, FXCM LTD must meet strict financial standards, including capital adequacy requirements. On a regular basis, FXCM LTD is required to submit financial reports to regulators. These standards are enforced by the FCA, which has the right to fine firms and/or terminate their regulatory status for violations.

GREATER TRANSPARENCY OF BUSINESS PRACTICES

The FCA keeps records of all formal proceedings against regulated entities. With a couple clicks of the mouse, a trader can find out if the firm has had serious problems with clients or regulators. Information can be found online at: http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/

Accounts with FXCM LTD are segregated in accordance with FCA client money rules. FCA, one of the world's most respected financial regulatory bodies, regulates FXCM LTD. Accordingly, in the unlikely event of default, client funds held in segregated accounts are protected, and cannot be used to benefit other creditors.

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