Broker Financial Regulators

Which Government Agency Licenses Binary Option Brokers?

Regulation of binary option broker is different in each country. Below is a list of financial regulatory agencies for various countries where binary option trading is popular.

It is prudent for a binary options trader to double check a brokers license before opening a trading account with that broker.

Australia – Australian Securities and Investments Commission – http://www.asic.gov.au/

Canada – Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) – http://www.iiroc.ca/Pages/default.aspx

Cyprus – Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission – http://www.cysec.gov.cy/en-GB/entities/

Czech Republic – Czech National Bank (CNB) – http://www.cnb.cz/en/supervision_financial_market/

Denmark – Finanstilsynet (The Danish FSA) – http://www.finanstilsynet.dk/da/Tal-og-fakta.aspx

France – Banque de France (BDF) – http://www.acpr.banque-france.fr/accueil.html

Germany – Bundesanstalt fur Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) – http://www.bafin.de/EN/

Hungary – Pénzügyi Szervezetek Állami Felügyelete (PSZÁF) – http://www.pszaf.hu/en/left_menu/market_participants

Italy – Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) – http://www.consob.it/mainen/index.html

Japan – Financial Services Agency – http://www.fsa.go.jp/en/regulated/licensed/index.html

Malaysia – Securities Commission of Malaysia – http://www.sc.com.my

Netherlands – Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) – http://www.afm.nl/nl/professionals/registers/alle-huidige-registers.aspx

Singapore – Monetary Authority of Singapore – http://www.mas.gov.sg/Regulations-and-Financial-Stability.aspx

Spain – Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) – http://www.cnmv.es/Portal/Consultas/IndiceESI.aspx

Slovakia – National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) – http://www.nbs.sk/_img/Documents/_Dohlad/Mifid.pdf

South Africa – Financial Services Board (FSB) – http://www.fsb.co.za/

Sweden – Finansinspektionen (FI) – http://www.fi.se/Register/Foretagsregistret/

United Kingdom – Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/firmSearchForm.do

United States – U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission – http://www.cftc.gov/index.htm

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