The global regulatory landscape is varied and regulators have a host of different requirements applying to financial services. We’ve summarised and compared the requirements of 16 financial services regulators around the world – check out our infographic below.
The key requirements considered are:
- Is margin forex allowed?
- Are CFDs allowed?
- Are there any leverage restrictions?
- What are the client qualification requirements?
- What is the minimum capital?
- Is trade reporting required?
- Is funds protection offered?