LEGAL AND SUPERVISION
FF Simple and Smart Trades Investment Services Limited is a Cypriot Investment Firm registered under Cyprus Company Law, authorised and supervised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) with license number of 080/07. Regulatory information can be found here.
The CySEC is the supervisory and regulatory authority for investment services firms in Cyprus and it is one of the 27 Board of Supervisors members of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Furthermore, FF Simple and Smart Trades Investment Services Limited operates in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) of the European Union. MiFID provides a harmonised regulatory environment for investment services across the European Economic Area (EEA).
At FF Simple and Smart Trades Investment Services Limited we strive to provide our clients with the best tools, services, infrastructure and excellent customer support. We are operating in compliance with high financial standards and consistently meet the strictest standards of financial stability and proper handling of client funds. We carry out all due care, skill and diligence in the selection and appointment of reputable credit institutions in which the funds will be deposited.
FF Simple and Smart Trades Investment Services Limited is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (“ICF”) for Investment Firm Clients. The ICF is the Fund established pursuant to Article 59(1) and (2) of Law 144(Ι)/2007 which provides for the Provision of Investment Services, the Exercise of Investment Activities, the Operation of Regulated Markets and other Related Matters (“the Law”) as an investor compensation fund for CIF clients other than credit institutions and its powers and functions are regulated by the provisions of the Law and of the Directive 144-2007-15 of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) for the Continuance of the Operation and the Operation of the IF Investor Compensation Fund (“the Directive”). The purpose of the ICF is to secure the claims of covered clients against the ICF members through the payment of compensation, if the necessary preconditions are fulfilled. The maximum amount of compensation paid to applicants, who will be deemed as eligible for compensation, is twenty thousand EUR. The said coverage applies to the total amount of claims by an applicant against an ICF member, irrespective of the number of accounts, the currency and the place of provision of the service. More information on ICF can be found here.
FF Simple and Smart Trades Investment Services Limited is authorised to provide services in compliance with EU and local regulations to the following European Member States and non-EU Countries
Member State / Local Supervisory Authority
Austria / FMA – Finanzmarktaufsichtsbehörde
Belgium / FSMA (Autorité des services et marchés financiers)
Cyprus / CySEC – Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Denmark / DFSA – Danish Financial Supervisory Authority
Finland / FIN-FSA Finanssivalvonta
France / AMF – Autorité des Marchés Financiers
Germany / BaFin – Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht
Ireland / CBI – Central Bank of Ireland
Italy / CONSOB – Commissione Nazionale per le Societa’ e la Borsa
Luxembourg / CSSF – Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier
Malta / MFSA – Malta Financial Service Authority
Norway / Finanstilsynet
Portugal / CMVM – Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários
Non-EU Country / Local Supervisory Authority
China / China Securities Regulatory Commission
Cambodia / Securities & Exchange Commission of Cambodia
In the following links you can view and download information relating to the Company’s capital, risks and policies: