Germany’s BaFin Warns of Unauthorised Broker AlpenFX

Germany’s top financial regulator today warned of the dangers posed by offshore brokers that continue to chase online trading business, including within the gray area of the country’s cryptocurrency sector. ...

BaFIN Blames Employee for Wirecard Insider Trading

Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFIN) has filed a criminal complaint against an unnamed employee for involvement in the insider trading in now-collapsed Wirecard, the regulator announced o...

Germany Legalizes Digitized Securities

Europe's largest economy is looking to pave the way for securities trading on the blockchain. The German word for securities is wertpapieren, or "papers of worth," which may soon be as outdated as noctur...

Pepperstone Gains Germany’s BaFin License

Pepperstone, a global forex and CFDs broker, has received a financial services license from the German regulator BaFin, the brokerage confirmed to FortuneZ. The brokerage is highlighting the move as a part o...

BaFin Classifies Crypto as Financial Instrument

Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, popularly known as BaFin, released guidance on Monday, classifying digital assets as financial instruments. Per the financial regulator, virtual currencies ...