Admiral Markets AS is licensed by the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority for main investment and brokerage activities in the European Union.
Finantsinspektsioon - Estonian Financial Supervision Authority (EFSA): license № 4.1-1/46
Therefore, Admiral Markets AS is entitled to perform investment and brokerage activities in financial markets, including foreign exchange, stocks, futures and CFDs. Consequently, Admiral Markets AS is authorized to provide cross border brokerage services in the 28 member countries of the European Union, and in three European Economic Area (EEA) countries: Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein.
As a licensed organization, Admiral Markets AS is publicly acknowledged as a company with unstained reputation, high quality of services, financial stability and security of investments.
The Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID) was adopted by the European Parliament and Council and came into effect on November 1, 2007. It regulates the markets of financial instruments for provision of investment services and activities within the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA includes the 28 EU member states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
EU Investment Services Directive: MiFID
The main objective of the MiFID is to harmonize the governing of financial markets within the EEA, and therefore to increase efficiency, enhance financial transparency, increase competition, and offer greater consumer protection in investment services. Under MiFID, an investment firm may freely provide its services within the territory of another member state or a third country, provided that such services are covered by the investment firm’s authorization. An authorized company fully complies with Europe-wide requirements of transparency and good conduct, and therefore is allowed to provide cross-border services.
Admiral Markets UK Ltd is authorised by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to offer Forex and CFD online trading. The company is regulated to hold customer assets in segregation from its own assets under the UK law.
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation information: Firm Ref № 595450
Admiral Markets UK Ltd is registered with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), therefore, client deposits are covered by the FSCS for up to £85,000 under the Financial Conduct Authority Client Asset (CASS) rules.
Admiral Markets Pty Ltd is licenced to provide financial services by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) under Australian Financial Services Licence number 410681.
ASiC: AFSL no. 410681
ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator and is responsible for ensuring that Australia’s financial markets are fair and transparent. ASIC licenses and monitors financial services businesses to ensure that they operate efficiently, honestly and fairly.
Admiral Markets Uruguay is registered in and licensed by the Central Bank of Uruguay for investment consultation as a certified Investment Advisor.
Central Bank of Uruguay license: BCU
Thus, is authorized to provide investment advice and to direct client’s requests to foreign and national based agents. Admiral Markets Uruguay is entitled to supply clients with sufficient, convenient and see-through information relating to financial instruments, its risks and opportunities, in order to allow a transparent decision making process based on veracious knowledge.