(Русский) Евгений Машаров, руководитель Ассоциации форекс-дилеров, в интервью порталу Finversia.ru рассказал, как Банк России собирается блокировать дилеров без лицензии, насколько защищены права российского клиента легального форекса и сколько продлится переходный процесс.
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(Русский) 24 августа в Москве состоялся круглый стол «Защита прав потребителей-пользователей услуг на рынке форекс», организованный СРО «Ассоциация форекс-дилеров».
FAS reported the initiation of the case on the violation of the law “On Advertising” in relation to LLC “Yandex” and its client who placed in the Yandex.Direct system advertising financial services, despite the lack of a corresponding license.
Evgeny Masharov, head of SRO AFD, told in an exclusive interview to Magnates about joint plans of the regulator and forex dealers to “clean” the Forex market.
The Bank of Russia, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) and the Ministry of Education and Science intend to stop the activities of dealers who involve Russians in trading on the forex market (the market for interbank currency exchange at free prices) through so-called “training centers”.
Forex-dealers will be able to start full-fledged work in Russia after more than a year and a half break – so much time was spent on obtaining licenses and registering SROs in the Central Bank
The Bank of Russia agreed the first basic standard for forex dealers. This will enable seven licensed forex dealers to start making contracts with Russian clients, and customers – all disputes to resolve within the Russian legislation.
Retail trade of currency pairs comes out of freezing
After almost one and a half year after the freezing of the forex market, the industry had a chance to restore its activity. Yesterday, the Central Bank published the first of four basic standards of activity of participants in this market. This is a document that describes the rules of the game for all licensed market participants, and their control will be monitored by the SRO. Now, forex dealers will be able to register their framework contracts and start working on the market.
The Bank of Russia approved the first basic standard; Forex-dealers will be able to accept the first customers in the near future.
The Association of Forex Dealers and FinPotrebSoyuz signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of supervision of the Russian Forex market.
The first and so far the only Russian forex-SRO, the Association of Forex Dealers (AFD), will join efforts in the field of financial supervision with the public organization FinPotrebSoyuz, after the new partners signed the corresponding agreement on cooperation on the eve.
The self-regulating organization of forex dealers AFD increases the membership fee to 1.8 million rubles a year.
The only currently accredited association of Russian forex dealers continues to prepare for the launch of the regulated Forex market in Russia and while settling order in its yard. No later than yesterday (February 27, 2017) an extraordinary meeting of the Board of the Association of Forex Dealers (AFD) took place, following which it was decided to increase the monthly membership fee in the AFD to 150 thousand rubles, starting April 1 this year (1.8 Million rubles a year, or about 30 thousand US dollars).
The regulator intends to introduce requirements for information disclosure by offshore forex dealers offering their services in Russia. Now they may not comply with the law “On the Forex market”, which leads to violations of the rights of citizens
For more than 20 years, the market of forex – retail electronic trading of currency pairs – in Russia has been left to itself. Thanks to this business was, albeit super-profitable for forex dealers, but had a reputation of marginal. The desire to raise the status of the market played a cruel joke with forex companies: effective January 1, 2016 tough amendments to the legislation actually deprived them of the opportunity to legally work in the Russian jurisdiction. “Kommersant” has found out, how the market has lived almost year at new regulation and on what counts in the future
Last week, the Association of Forex Dealers (AFD) was accredited by the Bank of Russia as the first self-regulatory organization in the forex market. In his first interview in a new quality, Evgeny Masharov, head of the AFD, and Yaroslav Dusush, chairman of the AFD board, told Finversia.ru how the market will change in connection with his legitimization.
Why the forex industry in Russia has not yet “started” at full strength, what happens to forex advertising and how is the self-regulation of this market prepared? About this, Ian Art, vice-president of the Association “Russia” and editor-in-chief of Finversia.ru, talks with Yevgeny Masharov, president of the Association of Forex-dealers.