11.09.2009: Forex Magnates Weekly roundup

A new British foreign exchange broker urged peers to help raise billions of pounds for charity as it vowed to

  • A new British foreign exchange broker urged peers to help raise billions of pounds for charity as it vowed to donate part of each transaction to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

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  • The eToro online forex trading platform, known for its simple and visual approach to forex, now teams up with James Dicks forex signals and Autochartist to bring clients a complete forex trading experience and expand its appeal to professional traders.
  • On August 27, 2009, NFA issued a Notice of Intent to deny Connor’s floor broker registration, charging that his failure to disclose his 2002 guilty plea to a misdemeanor theft offense disqualified him from registration. On August 27, 2009, NFA’s Membership Committee issued a Final Order accepting Connor’s settlement offer and granting him registration subject to conditions for two years
  • New Forex robot earns 16% daily, sure why not?
  • An interview with Joe Gelet from Elite E Systems

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  • Where’s our money? new lawsuit asks Oxford firms. The mystery of missing funds in a foreign currency investment grows deeper, as accusations fly in yet another courtroom action.
  • For the Second Consecutive Year, Interbank FX`s Continuous Growth Is Recognized by Utah Business Magazine`s Fast 50 Program
  • Thomson Reuters announced that in recognition of the growing importance of the Middle East and African foreign exchange (FX) dealing markets, the Global Head of FX Transactions has been relocated to the United Arab Emirates.
  • Overlay Asset Management, the currency management arm of BNP Paribas, will launch an innovative fund focusing on volatility in the $3,200bn (£1,958bn, €2,249bn) a day foreign exchange markets.
  • Fusion Media Limited announced the launch of numerous additions to its forex portal network- Forexpros. The company’s 14 forex portal language sites have been extended to feature vast information on various financial instruments.
  • GAIN Capital’s FOREX.com adds spot gold and silver contracts to MetaTrader 4 platform offering
  • CFTC charges North Carolina foreign currency firm CapitalStreet Financial LLC and its principal Sean F. Mescall with operating a $1.3 million Forex ponzi scam
  • Bergstein Financial announces 50,000 customers on its Forex trading platform. YEAH RIGHT
  • Goldman Sachs will participate in a joint venture between foreign exchange settlement provider CLS Group and interdealer broker ICAP plc to reduce risks in processing.
  • Following the success of its recent launch in Korea, Interbank FX is now providing its MetaTrader 4 to international partners.

NFA stuff:

  • On August 18, 2009, NFA issued a Notice of Intent to deny Paul Thomas’ floor broker registration, charging that his failure to disclose his 1995 guilty plea to a misdemeanor theft offense disqualified him from registration. Final Order Granting Conditional Registration: On August 18, 2009, NFA’s Membership Committee issued a Final Order accepting Thomas’ settlement offer and granting him registration subject to conditions for two years.
  • On June 30, 2008, NFA issued a Complaint charging Tiger, Ozkan, Golub, Chalis, Andhari, Smith, Patton, Spear, Young and Brueck with making deceptive and misleading sales solicitations and failing to uphold high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. The Complaint also charged Tiger, Ozkan and Golub with failure to supervise.
  • On March 16, 2009, NFA issued a Complaint charging Pioneer and Bobba with acting with reckless indifference and failing to adequately supervise. DECISION: On August 27, 2009, Pioneer was ordered to immediately withdraw from NFA membership and is permanently barred from NFA membership and from acting as a principal of an NFA Member. Bobba was ordered to immediately withdraw from NFA associate membership and as a principal of Pioneer and not apply for NFA membership or associate membership for 24 months, or act as a principal of an NFA Member for 36 months. If, after the 24-month membership bar, Bobba applies for NFA membership or associate membership, or seeks to become a principal of an NFA Member, he was ordered to pay a $25,000 fine, due and payable at the time he makes such application. Until such time as Bobba pays this fine in full, no action will be taken to process his application.
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