Our Regulation

AUSFOREX is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) EEA with License number 803268, authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) with License number 350/17, authorised and regulated by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) with company number 700499.

Financial Conduct Authority

FCA regulates most financial services markets, exchanges, and firms in the UK. It sets the standards that must be met and can take actions against firms if they fail to meet the required standards.

As a FCA regulated firm, AUSFOREX is obligated to meet the stringent standards set by the FCA, submit financial reports on a regular basis and undertake detailed annual audits. This includes ensuring client funds are held in quality Tier 1 banks approved by the FCA. All money received from our clients is treated as “Client Money” under FCA client money rules. Under these rules all client money must be kept separate from company funds, in a segregated account and at no point can client money be treated as company assets. AUSFOREX cannot use client money to cover their own needs,expenses, risks or utilize those funds in case of insolvency. Client money rule form one of the most important parts of the financial regulatory system related to consumers and AUSFOREX is committed to upholding them.

If a FCA regulated company fails to meet its financial obligations, a liquidator world not be able to use client money to meet claims of general creditors of the failed company. Clients’ funds can only be used to pay compensation to clients who held deposits with the company. This is in contrast to US NFA regulated firms, where client funds are not kept in segregated accounts, in the case of a company failure in the US clients are treated as general creditors.

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

AUSFOREX is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) with License number 350/17. CySEC was established in 2003 to regulate securities, foreign exchange and some other financial products, providing straight-through to all EU countries and other countries outside the EU. Dealing with trading services and brokerage business, all companies subject to CySEC supervision must participate in the Investor Compensation Fund. When an investment company goes bankrupt or is unable to meet its financial obligations, each retail customer will receive compensation. The above regulations indicate that all of our clients' investments can be better protected.

Vanuatu Financial Services Commission

AUSFOREX is authorised and regulated by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) with company number 700499. Vanuatu Financial License is issued by VFSC (Vanuatu Financial Services Commission). The VFSC was set up to regulate the banking and financial services in Vanuatu with the support of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. VFSC Financial License supports diversified trading services such as remittance, payment, Forex trading, bulk commodities, securities trading and financial consultation. Vanuatu's financial industry is receiving strong support from the government, and the VFSC financial license has attracted widespread attention from the global foreign exchange industry.

Segregated client funds

All client funds are held fully segregated client trust accounts held at Bank of America.

Client funds are kept separate from AUSFOREX’s company funds.If AUSFOREX were to become insolvent, client funds will not be used to pay back creditors.

Complaints Procedure

At AUSFOREX we aim to provide the best possible service, however if you think that we do not deliver what we have promised we want to hear from you.This will give us a chance to put things right and improve our services. If you have any complaints or comments, send an email to comment@ausforex.com.

Trading foreign exchange on margin carries high potential rewards but also high potential risks that may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange, you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience and risk appetite. Past performance is not indicative of future results, which can vary due to market volatility. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.

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