CYSEC Board Decision
|Announcement date :||06.10.2020||Board decision date :||03.08.2020|
|Regarding:||Royal Forex Ltd|
|Legislation:||Τhe Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law|
|Judicial Review:||NA||Judicial Review|
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission («CySEC») would like to note the following:
CySEC, under article 37(4) of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission Law of 2009, has
the power to reach a settlement for any violation or possible violation, act or omission for which
there is reasonable ground to believe that it took place in violation of the provisions of CySEC’s
A settlement has been reached with the CIF Royal Forex Ltd (“the Company”) for possible
violations of The Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law of 2017 (“the
Law”). More specifically, the settlement reached involved assessing the Company’s compliance
for the period January 2018 until December 2019, following information on August 2018 and
after an onsite inspection on March 2019, with regard tο:
- Article 5(1) of the Law regarding the requirement for CIF authorisation.
- Article 22(1) of the Law as to the authorisation conditionw of articles 17(2) and 17(5)(a) of
the Law, regarding the organisational requirements with which a CIF is required to comply.
- Article 24 of the Law regarding conflicts of interest.
- Articles 25(1) and 25(3) of the Law regarding the general principles and information to
The settlement reached with the Company, for the possible violations, is for the amount of
€270.000, which the Company has already paid.
It is noted that the amounts due to settlement agreements are calculated as revenue (income) to
the Treasury of the Republic and do not constitute income of CySEC.