The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) issues a public warning against the activities of unauthorized websites offering binary options trading
The AMF is publishing a list of new websites offering binary options trading, for which no authorized investment services provider could be clearly identified.
Here is the list of new websites recently identified:
A list of all unauthorized websites to offer trading of binary options is available in the AMF's website (section: Espagne Epargnants > Protéger son épargne > Listes noires) and Assurance Banque Épargne Info Service – ABE IS's website (section: Actualités et alertes > Alertes).
These websites may change very quickly and this list is not intended to be exhaustive.
To ensure that the intermediary offering banking or financial products or services is authorised to operate in France, you can view the register of financial agents (https://www.regafi.fr) or the list of authorised intermediaries in the financial investment advisor (FIA) or participating investment advisor (PIA) categories (https://www.orias.fr/search).
If the intermediary in question is not on these lists, we strongly recommend that you should not make use of their services, as they are in breach of the applicable legislation and are not required to comply with basic rules of investor protection, information disclosure and claims handling.
Do you have any questions?
For all information, go to the following websites:
Assurance-Banque-Epargne Info Service: www.abe-infoservice.fr or call 0811 901 801, Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 6pm.
AMF: http://www.amf-france.org or call 01 53 45 62 00, Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm.
AMF Communication directorate - Caroline Leau - Tel: (+33)1 5345 6039 or (+33)1 5345 6028
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Head of publications: The Executive Director of AMF Communication Directorate. Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02