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Legal and Supervision

Global Trade CIF Ltd (the “Company”) is a Cyprus Investment Firm (“CIF”) duly incorporated under the laws of Cyprus, with registration number HE311445. The Company is registered, authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”), with licence number 190/13. The Company’s registered office is at Athalassas 62, Mezzanine, Strovolos, 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus.To view our License please click here.

CySEC is the independent public supervisory Authority responsible for the supervision of the investment services market and transactions in transferable securities carried out in the Republic of Cyprus and was established in accordance with section 5 of the Securities and Exchange Commission (Establishment and Responsibilities) Law of 2001 as a public legal entity.

The Company strives to provide its clients with the best available services and in doing so also to adhere to business ethics and the principles of corporate business. The Company operates in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, inter alia, the Cyprus Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law of 2017 (87(I)/2017) as amended from time to time, any rules of CySEC, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2014/65/EU and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (EU) No 600/2014.

Further, the Company, as per the applicable laws, is also a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (“ICF”), whose purpose is to secure the claims of covered clients against the ICF members through the payment of compensation, if the necessary preconditions are fulfilled. All non-professional investor-clients of an ICF member who is covered by the ICF for claims against such member, arising out of the covered services provided by the member, may apply for compensation. For more information on the ICF please click here.

The Company is obliged to disclose information relating to its capital, the risks the Company is exposed to, as well as to promote market discipline. Please click on the following link to view the Pillar 3 Disclosures of the Company.


The Company is operating in compliance with high financial standards and is authorised to provide cross border services to EU member states. Global Trade CIF LTD is registered with several supervisory authorities in EU member states. Below is a non-exhaustive list of the authorities, with which the Company is registered.

Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) Registration No. 3899

The Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB, Italy) is the supervisory authority for the Italian financial products market. Its aims are to protect investors and the efficiency, transparency and development of the market. CONSOB regulates the provision of investment services and activities, the behaviors that must be kept by intermediaries and financial salesmen in dealing with investors, principles and criteria related to organization of the “Organismo per la tenuta dell’Albo dei promotori finanziari” and of the “Organismo dei consulenti finanziari”. Read more.

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) Registration No. 3647

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV, Spain) is the agency in charge of supervising and inspecting the Spanish Stock Markets and the activities of all the participants in those markets. It was created by the Securities Market Law, which instituted in-depth reforms of this segment of the Spanish financial system. The purpose of the CNMV is to ensure the transparency of the Spanish market and the correct formation of prices in them, and to protect investors. The CNMV promotes the disclosure of any information required to achieve these ends, by any means at its disposal. Read more.

Finansinspektionen (FI) Registration No. 34103

The Finansinspektionen (FI) is Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority. Its role is to promote stability and efficiency in the financial system as well as to ensure sustainability and an effective consumer protection. It authorises, supervises, and monitors all companies operating in Swedish financial markets. The FI was established in 1991 with the aim of creating a single integrated regulator covering banking, securities and insurance. Its mission is to contribute to a stable financial system characterised by high confidence, well-functioning markets, and a high level of consumer protection as well as sustainability.

The FI monitors and analyses trends in the financial market. It examines the risks and control systems in financial companies supervises compliance with statutes, ordinances and other regulations. It issues regulations and general guidelines (FFFS) and assesses whether existing legislation needs to be amended. It also supervises compliance with the Swedish Insider Act and investigates cases of suspected offences and share price manipulations.
The FI has extensive supervisory responsibilities covering the financial sector, including banking, insurance and securities operations. In addition, it has supervisory responsibility for real estate broking, debt collectors, auditors and external accounting firms.

The FI monitors that the institutions comply with regulations and guidelines and administers the rules for licences and licensing requirements in all parts of the financial sector.

FI’s responsibilities include developing and harmonising regulations and preparing draft laws and regulations. The FI cooperates with foreign supervisory authorities and organisations on regulatory development. Read more.

Bundesanstalt für Finanz­dienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) Registration No. 136563

The Bundesanstalt für Finanz­dienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin, Germany) is the integrated supervisory authority for Germany’s financial market.

It is responsible for supervising credit institutions, financial services providers, asset management companies, insurance undertakings, pension funds (supervised entities) and securities trading.

BaFin sees itself as a forward-looking, risk-oriented supervisory authority. It acts decisively and judiciously to contribute to the proper functioning, stability and integrity of the German financial system in a European and international context, thus fulfilling its statutory mandate to the best of its ability. Read more.


Finanstilsynet (Norway) Registration No. FT00079593

Finanstilsynet is the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway. Based on Norwegian legislation and international standards, it acts as an independent government agency and is responsible for financial regulation and supervision of enterprises and markets. Its aim is to promote financial stability and orderly market conditions and to instil confidence that financial contracts will be honoured and services performed as intended.

Finanstilsynet regulates and supervises, apart from financial market places, banks, finance companies, mortgage companies, insurance companies, pension funds, investment firms and securities fund management.

Its premise is that all the above supervised enterprises must be afforded competitive conditions, which are in line with those enjoyed by institutions in other EEA member states.Read more.

Also registered with:

Netherlands - Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM)

Austria - Financial Market Authority (FMA)

Denmark - Finanstilsynet (FSA)

Malta - Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA)

Czech Republic - Czech National Bank (CNB)

Estonia - Finantsinspektsioon (IF)

France - Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)

GREECE - Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC)

Hungary - Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB)

Latvia - Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC)

Lithuania - Bank of Lithuania (BL)

Slovakia - National Bank of Slovakia (NBS)

Slovenia - Securities Maket Agency (SMA)

Bulgaria - Financial Supervision Commission (FSC)

Important Note: Global Trade CIF Ltd does not provide services to the territories of the USA, Canada, UK, Belgium, Russia, Belarus, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Iran.

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