French Regulator Says No to Online Crypto Derivatives Ads – CoinDesk

France’s stock market regulator released a statement about cryptocurrency-tied derivatives on Thursday, which includes a curb on the advertising of such products. In its statement, L’Autorite Des Marches Financiers (AMF) said that trading platforms should not be allowed to market cryptocurrency derivative products electronically, per regulations that cover derivatives more broadly. The publication followed a […]

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French Regulators Are Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Binary Trading – Bitcoinist

Ashour Iesho · February 22, 2018 · 5:30 pm According to a new report, a French market regulator has started cracking down on online trading platforms that offer cryptocurrency derivatives. Cryptocurrency Derivatives With the recent rise for cryptocurrencies worldwide, many trading platforms have started offering binary options, contracts, and derivative products tied to major cryptocurrencies […]

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France's Top Financial Watchdog Moves Against Crypto Derivatives – Bitsonline

France’s top financial watchdog — the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) — just announced its opinion that “cash-settled cryptocurrency contracts” are officially derivatives. As such, the formal classification mandates these crypto products are subject to France’s strict derivatives laws and an advertising ban.  Also see: What Ban? Indonesian Regulator Asks Banks to Use Blockchain Technology Subscribe […]

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After BSE, NSE to launch its cross currency derivatives on February 27 – Daily Pioneer

After BSE, leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday said it will launch cross-currency derivatives next week, a move that will help increase liquidity in the market.The announcement comes after NSE, earlier this week, received SEBI’s approval for introducing cross-currency derivatives (future and options) on pairs such as Euro (EUR)-$, Pound Sterling (GBP)-$ and […]

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French Watchdog Says 'Crypto Derivatives' Must Be Regu… | News … – Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

French stock market regulator Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) released a statement Thursday, Feb. 22, that cryptocurrency derivatives must be regulated under the European Union’s new Jan. 2018 financial reforms. As derivatives cannot be legally advertised electronically, the AMF also states that online advertisements for cryptocurrency derivatives are not permitted. AMF refers to the new […]

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French Watchdog Clamps Down on Crypto Trading – Bloomberg

France’s top markets regulator is getting tough on cryptocurrency trading. The Autorite des Marches Financiers said on Thursday that online trading platforms for cryptocurrency derivatives fall under the European Union’s MiFID II regulations and face tough new reporting and business conduct standards. The platforms should also be barred from advertising the products electronically, a common […]

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