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Brokers By Regulator

What is forex brokers regulation?

Everyone wants to trade with a regulated forex broker because it ensures the client's funds safety. So, what are broker's regulations? Forex brokers regulation is invented to protect client's funds and liquid service providing guarantee by a broker.

There are a lot of regulatory authorities available, which is providing codes to brokers. When a broker gets a regulatory organization's license, the broker will have to follow their rules. In this article, you will learn about the regulations and a proper regulated brokers list which will help you select your broker.

Regulator Broker Broker Type Min. Spreads Min. Deposit Min. Position Max. Leverage Apply
FCA ATFX ECN/STP 100 100 0.01 1:200
FSC Oinvest STP/ECN 0.7 Pips 250 0.01 1:500
CySEC FXPRIMUS ECN/STP 0.0 Pips 100 0.01 1:500
CYSEC RoboForex ECN,STP 0.1 10 0.01 1.500
NZFMA 3TG Fx ECN,MM 0.5 500 0.01 1:100
FSA A Forex ECN,STP 0.3 100 0.01 1.500
CYSEC AAAFx MM 1.5 300 0.01 1:200
FSA Abshire Smith STP, MM 1.3 500 0.1 1:200
FSA ActivTrades STP, MM 1.6 250 0.01 1:400
FSA Admiral Markets ECN, MM 21.0 10 0.01 1:500
FSA Alpari (UK) STP 1.6 200 0.01 1:500
FSA Andromex ECN,STP 0.7 5 0.01 1:1000
NFA ATC Brokers ECN, STP 1.0 3500 0.1 1:100
NFA ATC Brokers ECN, STP 1.0 3,000 0.1 1:100
FSA Atlas Capital FX STP, MM 0.8 50 0.01 1:500
CYSEC Atlas Capital FX STP, MM 0.8 50 0.01 1:500
FSC ATS Markets MM/ DMA/STP 1 Pips 100 0.01 1:500
CYSEC Belarta STP/DMA 0.3 1000 0.01 1:500
FSP NZ Bulls Capital Markets STP, ECN 0.6 50 0.01 1:1000
FSP Capital One Forex ECN,STP 0.2 100 0.1 1:1000
FSA City Credit Capital MM / STP 3 Pips $500 0.1 1:200
FSA CommexFx STP,MM,ECN 2.0 200 0.01 1:400
FSA Delta Financial MM 1.0 1 0.01 1:200
ASIC Direct Currency ECN 0.9 1000 0.1 1:500
FSA Easy-Forex MM 3.0 200 0.01 1:100
CYSEC Easy-Forex MM 3.0 200 0.01 1:100
ASIC easyMarkets Market Maker 0.3 Pipd 100 0.01 1.400
ASIC eToro STP 2.0 500 0.1 1:400
CYSEC eToro STP 2.0 50 0.01 1:400
NFA eToro STP 2.0 50 0.01 1:400
FCA European Brokerage House ECN/STP 0.1 100 0.01 1:200
FSA Falcon Brokers ECN,STP 0.5 100 0.01 1.:500
NFA FastBrokers ECN, MM, STP 0.0 500 0.01 1:200
IFSC FBS STP, ECN 0.2 5 0.01 1:1000
CYSEC Finexo MM, STP 2.0 100 0.1 1:100
FSA Finotec NDD, STP 0.0 200 0.1 1:200
ASIC Forex Capital MM 2.0 500 0.01 1.300
NFA Forex Club MM 0.0 10 0.01 1:100
ASIC Forex Financial STP 2.0 500 0.01 1.300
CYSEC Forex WebTrader MM 3.0 25 0.01 1:100
FSA Forex-Trend STP 0.0 20 0.01 1.100
NFA Forex.com MM 0.0 250 0.1 1.50
CYSEC ForexYard MM, STP 3.0 100 0.1 1:200
FMRRC FormulaFX STP, ECN 0.5 100 0.01 1:300
FSA FreshForex STP 1.0 1 0.01 1:500
FSA FxBase ECN 1.0 100 0.01 1:500
FSA FXCM NDD, STP 0.9 2,000 1 1.50
NFA FXCM NDD, STP 0.9 2,000 1 1.50
FSA FXCM Micro NDD, STP 2.0 25 0.01 1:400
NFA FXCM Micro STP, MM 2.0 25 0.01 1:400
FSA FXFair ECN,STP 0.1 1 0.01 1:100
CYSEC FXGM STP 3.0 250 0.01 1:400
CYSEC FxGrow STP, ECN 0.1 pips 100 0.01 1:200
ASIC, FCA FXOpen ECN 0.0 1 0.01 1:500
CYSEC FxPro MM, ECN 0.0 500 0.1 1:500
NFA Gainscope STP 1.0 250 1.01 1:400
FSA GFT MM 0.8 250 0.1 1:400
NFA GFT MM 0.8 250 0.1 1:400
NFA Global Futures STP, MM 1.4 250 0.01 1:400
FSA Hantec Markets STP, MM 0.8 1000 0.1 1:200
FCA Hirose Financial uk STP 0.7 50 0.01 1:300
FSA HY Markets MM 2.0 50 0.02 1:200
CYSEC iFOREX MM 2.0 100 0.5 1:400
FSA IGOFX STP 1.0 1 0.01 1:1000
FSA IGOFXPRO STP 3.0 1 0.01 1:1000
FSA IncoNeon MM 1.6 10 0.01 1:400
CYSEC Infin Markets MM 1.8 1 0.1 1:400
NFA Interbank FX MM 1.8 250 0.01 1.50
ASIC International Capital ECN 0.0 200 0.01 1:500
FSA Iron FX ECN,,MM 0.4 500 0.1 1:500
CYSEC Iron FX MM,ECN 0.4 500 0.01 1:500
(FCA) (ASIC) (FSP) (CRFIN) (CySEC) IronFX STP/ECN/MM 0.0 500 0.01 1:200
FSA kerfordinvestments ECN 2.0 250 0.05 1.500
FSA LandFX STP 1.5 300 0.01 500:1
CYSEC Markets.com MM, STP 2.0 50 0.1 1:200
FSA MB Trading STP, ECN 0.0 400 0.1 1.50
NFA MB Trading ECN, STP 0.0 400 0.1 1.50
FSA NSFX ECN 0.6 300 0.01 1:200
FSA NSFX STP, ECN 0.3 300 0.01 1:200
FSA OANDA MM 0.9 1 0.01 1.50
NFA OANDA MM 0.9 1 0.01 1.50
FCA UK OctaFX ECN/STP 0.0 Pips 5 0.01 1:500
FMRRC OlympTrade ECN/STP 0.3 Pips 10 0.01 1:400
NZFMA Pacific Financial STP,ECN 0.0 1 0.1 1:500
ASIC Pepperstone ECN 0.1 200 0.01 1:400
NFA PFG Forex STP 0.0 1000 0.1 1.100
FSA Plus500 MM 2.0 50 0.1 1.50
FCA Price Markets ECN 1.0 10 0.01 1:500
FSA Saxo Bank MM 2.0 10,000 1 1.200
FSA SmartTraderFx STP,ECN 0.2 100 0.01 1:200
NFA Swissquote Bank STP 0.9 2,000 0.1 1:100
ASIC Synergy FX STP, ECN 1.0 500 0.01 1:400
CYSEC Tadawul FX STP 1.0 500 0.05 1:500
FSA Tenko FX ECN 0.0 50 0.01 1:500
CYSEC TFI FX MM 2.0 1000 0.1 1:100
FSA Tradenext ECN 0.0 25 0.01 1:200
CYSEC Trader s Trust STP 1.8 100 0.01 1:500
CYSEC Trading Forex STP, ECN 0.4 200 0.01 1:200
FSA Umofx ECN,STP 0.2 1 0.01 1.500
ASIC United Forex STP, ECN 2.0 100 0.01 1:200
CYSEC United World Capital MM 0.0 5 0.01 1:500
NFA Universal FX STP STP 2,000 0.1 1.100
ASIC Vantage FX STP 0.6 2 0.01 1:500
ASIC Velocity Trade STP 0.5 1,000 0.1 1:100
FSA Velocity Trade STP 0.5 1,000 0.1 1:100
CYSEC Windsor Brokers MM 0.8 25 0.01 1:500
FSA WorldProFX ECN 0.4 250 0.01 400:1
FSA X-Trade MM 0.0 500 0.1 1:100
CYSEC XGLOBAL Markets STP 0.8 1 0.01 1:500
CySEC, FCA, ASIC XM Group MM 0 5 0.01 1:30*
FSA Yadix ECN,STP 0.4 100 0.01 1:500
ASIC You Trade FX STP 2.0 100 0.01 1.300

What are regulatory organizations?

There are a lot of scam brokers available in the forex world. Regulatory organizations were established to protect retail forex trader's funds and provide legality. A regulatory organization ensures small investor's capital safety from illegal activity or outright fraud, which controls financial brokerages to specific requirements, restrictions, and guidelines.

A regulated broker must follow the organization's rules and regulations to operate their business in the forex market. Although there are no global organizations for controlling forex brokers, some organizations are so powerful managing brokers all over the world. If a broker makes any illegal behavior with a trader, the trader can make cases against the broker to the regulatory organization.

If the trader will win in that case, the broker could be lost their trading licenses and have to pay a fine. That's why it is very important to join with a regulated broker.

Top regulatory organizations in the world

There are no global regulatory firms available for forex brokers, but a few financial authorities are very strict about scams. We called them A category authority because a broker can't escape from them while they make any illegal mistakes.

The United States of America is the most powerful country in the world. All of the giant companies provide service very carefully. Even Google and Facebook, Amazon also maintaining the regulation of their countries.

So, if a USA regulatory firm regulates a broker, the broker must follow their rules and restrictions. Also, E.U. regulatory organizations very effective in that case. EU-regulated brokers are operating very carefully to avoid the case against them. It's also not easy to get a license from these regulatory authority licenses.

A broker must complete all of the requirements to obtain a permit. Here are the top 10 regulatory organizations all over the world.

The United States of America Regulatory Organizations

We have already said that how powerful the USA authority. In the USA Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), National Futures Association (NFA), Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission (U.S. SEC), Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) this authority is the powerful and following all USA laws for financial companies.

The United Kingdom Regulatory Organizations

Once upon a time, British colonies were controlling the maximum areas of the world. The United Kingdom is very respectful to its laws, and The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA UK), The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), following all of the U.K. financial rules and providing licenses to financial firms to operate their business in the U.K. A broker can't escape from these authorities by making any illegal activities.

Switzerland Regulatory Organizations

Switzerland is one of the most popular countries for its swiss bank banking criteria. A lot of financial firms and billionaires are funding their money in Swiss banks. Switzerland-based monetary authorities are also stringent and providing authority licenses to brokers. Swiss National Bank (SNB), Swiss Bankers Association (SBA), Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC), Association Romande des Intermediaries Financiers (ARIF), Swiss Federal Finance Administration (SFFA), these authorities are best in Switzerland.

Cyprus Regulatory Organizations

Seychelles Financial Services Authority (FSA Seychelles), Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), Seychelles Licensing Authority (SLA) these authorities are also suitable in the financial world. People call them B category exchange commissions. You can also choose a broker if these authorities regulate them.

Here we have made a complete list of brokers by the regulatory organization. You can check any broker's regulatory information by using this tool. We hope it will help you more to find the best broker.