Over the past couple of years, there have been a lot of changes within the foreign exchange (forex) space, particularly in terms of regulation. Since the implementation of ESMA’s product intervention measures, offshore jurisdictions have been booming as traders seek warmer waters and more favorable trading conditions.
However, following this boom, local regulators from these island nations are focusing more on their FX and CFD industries and have been increasingly adopting new regulation, with the most recent change coming out of The Bahamas. So, what will the future be for offshore jurisdictions, and what will their role be within the FX space going forward?
This Tuesday, June 30th at 15:00 CET (13:00 GMT), Finance Magnates will be speaking with three leaders within this space – Jim Manczak, Tal Itzhak Ron, Graeme Watkins, to discuss the future of offshore jurisdictions, the challenges they face and more.
There are a limited number of free spots still available for attendees. Click here and register (it’s free!) now to secure yours.
Industry experts weigh in on offshore jurisdictions
To discuss this topic, Finance Magnates has handpicked the panelists to discuss the broad topic of offshore jurisdictions and their role within the FX and CFD space. A range of topics will be discussed – regulation, banking, the limitations of offshore countries, which regions are hot, and which are not.
Two of our speakers will be discussing the issue from their perspective of providing regulation and licensing services to brokerages, whereas the final panelist, who is the CEO of a broker with operations in an offshore jurisdiction, will give insight from a broker’s side of things.
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Meet our speakers
Jim Manczak is the pioneer of online broker-dealer licenses in the Bahamas. Jim and his team have led the way to establish the Bahamas as a viable and business-friendly alternative to tier-1 jurisdictions. Strong relationships forged with the Bahamas’ regulators, government, and private sector professionals form the foundation of achievable and successful outcomes.
Advocate and Notary Tal Itzhak Ron is the Chairman and CEO of Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm. He is a Master of Financial and Gaming Law, an online gaming, digital entertainment, and financial technology veteran working with the biggest names in financial trading and online gaming since 2003. For 17 years, he has been focused exclusively on FX, online gaming, and ad-tech, quickly becoming the first Israeli lawyer to practice only these areas of law and one of the best-known names on the international market.
A dynamic modern CEO for a cutting-edge business, Graeme Watkins is registered with the FCA as CF3, CF10, and CF11 and drives Valutrades with a passion for technology and process efficiency, specializing in solving complex problems with out-of-the-box solutions. Graeme has relevant industry experience of forex and CFD trading stretching almost 15 years, including roles at both oneZero Financial Systems and London Capital Group.
The panel will be moderated by Celeste Skinner, FX Journalist, at Finance Magnates.
Limited spots are available – don’t miss out!
Want to know more about the crucial role offshore jurisdictions play in the FX market and how that might change in the future? Then this panel discussion is perfect for you and will give you an invaluable opportunity for you and your company to stay abreast of the changes and opportunities available within this space.
This free event promises to be packed with valuable insight and commentary on what’s to come, the impact of COVID-19, and more. We’d love for you to come and bring your questions, comments, and insights.
Click here to register yourself (and your friends!) as attending.