Monthly Archives: September 2018

FCA warns against Interfinancial (clone of FCA authorised firm)

Reason: Unregulated, Fraudulent Comment: This firm is not authorised or registered by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 28/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/interfinancial-clone-fca-authorised-firm

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FCA warns against Northern Trust (clone of FCA authorised firm)

Reason: Fraudulent, UnregulatedComment: This firm is not authorised or registered by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 28/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/northern-trust-clone-fca-authorised-firm

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FCA warns against KontoFX

Reason: UnregulatedComment: KontoFX has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by the FCA.Date: 27/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/kontofx

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Porsche plans to make investments in the Blockchain and AI industry

Porsche, will increase in its investments in startups with a focus on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by around $176 million over the next 5 years, according to a company press release published September 25. According to the press release, the automobile company says that the objective of this Investment is to gain access to trends, new technologies and business ...

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FCA warns against Crypto Options Trader

Reason: UnregulatedComment: This firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by the FCA.Date: 27/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/crypto-options-trader

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FCA warns against Minsura (clone of EEA authorised firm)

Reason: Fraudulent, UnregulatedComment: This firm is not authorised or registered by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 27/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/minsura-clone-eea-authorised-firm

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FCA warns against Branison Partners (clone of EEA authorised firm)

Reason: UnregulatedComment: This firm is not authorised or registered by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 26/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/branison-partners-clone

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FCA warns against Mayfield Pension Services

Reason: UnregulatedComment: Mayfield Pension Services has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorization. Date: 26/09/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/mayfield-pension-services

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FMA Austria warns against Gerber and Partners

Reason: UnregulatedComment: www.gerberandpartners.com is not entitled to carry out banking transactions in Austria that require a licence. The provider is therefore neither permitted to trade on a commercial basis on its own account or on behalf of others (Article 1 para. 1 no. 7 BWG).Date: 24/09/2018Link: https://www.fma.gv.at/en/gerber-and-partners/

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FMA Austria warns against ArbitraCoin

Reason: UnregulatedComment: ArbitraCoin www.arbitracoin.com is not entitled to carry out banking transactions in Austria that require a licence. Therefore the acceptance of funds from other parties on a commercial basis for management purposes or as deposits (Article 1 para. 1 no. 1 BWG) is not allowed.Date: 24/09/2018Link: https://www.fma.gv.at/en/arbitracoin/

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