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.
Australian Financial Services Licence: ASIC Licence No. 410681
Admiral Markets Pty Ltd (ABN 63 151 613 839) holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) to carry on financial services business in Australia, limited to the financial services covered by its AFSL no. 410681. The information on the Admiral Markets Pty Ltd's website is not directed at residents in any country or jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.
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.
Admiralex Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, independent public supervisory Authority responsible for the supervision of the investment services market and transactions in transferable securities carried out in the Republic of Cyprus.
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission license: No 201/13
Admiralex Ltd is entitled to provide investment and ancillary services in financial instruments as listed within the authorisation document, which can be found here. In addition, Admiralex Ltd is also a member of Investor Compensation Fund, which objective is to secure any claims of covered clients against members of the Fund.