IOSCO polices – investor protection

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Consultation Re: Proposed Polices for Investor Protection – Over The Counter (OTC) Leverage Products

IOSCO has issued a Consultation Report proposing Policy changes for membership review in respect of the risk arising from the Offer and Sale OTC Leverage Products to Retail Clients. Products within the scope of the Consultation Report include:

  • Rolling-Spot Forex Contracts
  • Contracts for Difference
  • Binary Options

A toolkit is included within the Consultation detailing various Policy changes that IOSCO members are encouraged to consider in determining their approach to address specific risk arising from the Offer and Sale of OTC Leveraged Products to Retail Clients.

The deadline for comments on consultation report is 27 March 2018.

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