Licensing and Regulation

We adhere to European regulation

European licensing

We are operated by GS Sharestocks Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, license number 262/14. For information regarding the investment services and ancillary services GS Sharestocks Ltd. is authorised to provide, please read here.

Through our license we may offer cross border investment services in EEA countries, including:

UK

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)

Norway

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway

Italy

Consob

Denmark

Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

Spain

CNMV – Comision Nacional Del Mercado De Valores

France

ACPR – Banque de France

Germany

BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht)

Sweden

Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

Slovakia

NBS (National Bank of Slovakia)

Finland

Financial Supervisory Authority in Finland

European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

We are fully compliant with the European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFid)  which aims to make financial markets more transparent, resilient and efficient and protect investors.

Investors Compensation Fund (ICF)

We are a member of the ICF. The objective of the fund is to protect investors by providing insurance which may secure claims against members of the fund in cases where members are unable to return funds owed to retail clients.