Interemadiate client funds held at Alpari UK Ltd are held in a fully segregated special client account kept separate from Alpari (UK) company funds. Client funds will not be used to pay back creditors in the event of Alpari (UK)’s default or insolvency. Alpari UK Ltd is authorised and regulated by the FCA registration number: 448002.
CFH Markets was founded in April of 2008 and authorized under the FCA on 8th September 2008 with UK Financial Conduct Authority number: 481853. Accounts with CFH Markets which qualify for segregation are kept fully segregated with either HSBC or Barclays Bank Plc in client trust accounts in accordance with the UK Financial Conduct Authority client money rules. The UK Financial Conduct Authority, one of the world's most respected financial regulatory bodies, regulates CFH Markets. Accordingly, in the unlikely event of default, client funds held in segregated accounts are protected, and cannot be used to benefit other creditors.
Intermediate client funds held at Forex Capital Markets Ltd (FXCM UK) are held in non-segregated accounts. FXCM UK is authorised and regulated by the FCA registration number: 217689. FXCM UK’s affiliates are also registered with the commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Futures commission Merchant (FCM) in the United States or holder of an Australian Financial Services Licence (Number 309763) issued by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), ARBN with ASIC is 121934432. In Paris, FXCM is registered with the Comité des Établissements de crédit et des entreprises d’investissement (CECEI) as the branch of Forex Capital Markets Ltd. In Hong Kong FXCM are governed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).
Eligible retail clients holding funds with FCA regulated brokers are also offered a full guarantee on the safety of their funds by up to £50,000 by Financial Services Compensation Scheme. For further information regarding eligibility, please click here.