What Is FCA Licence IFPRU €730k?

IFPRU €730k investment firms (where IFPRU refers to the prudential sourcebook for investment firms) are authorised to deal for own account in any investment instrument. This gives the firm added flexibility without the matched limitations.

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Full-scope IFPRU €730k firm status is given to firms based in the UK, with own base funds of €730,000 (roughly $820,00), that must adhere to both the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and FCA regulations. Such firms are also subject to IFPRU 11 and are required to submit recovery plans to the FCA on a regular basis.

As Finance Magnates reported earlier, the FCA was considering forcing straight-through processing (STP) brokers to upgrade their licenses to those of full market makers. This is necessary to ensure that the companies manage to cover negative balances resulting from prospective client losses due to unexpected market moves.

So how to check a forex broker in FCA official website?

 

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