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CFTC RED List

RED (Registration Deficient) LIST

List of Foreign Entities That Have Been Identified as Acting in a Capacity That Appears to Require Registration but Are Not Appropriately Registered With the Commission

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) frequently receives investigative leads and questions from the public about foreign entities that solicit and/or accept funds from U.S. residents at a retail level. For example these leads and questions can relate to, among other things, foreign entities that engage in foreign currency (“Forex”) in a capacity similar to Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers (“RFEDs”), Introducing Brokers, Commodity Trading Advisors or Commodity Pool Operators http://www.cftc.gov/ConsumerProtection/FraudAwarenessPrevention/ForeignCurrencyTrading/index.htm and binary options http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/fraudadv_binaryoption. Many of these foreign entities are acting in a capacity that requires them to be registered with the CFTC.

If a foreign entity is registered with the CFTC, then it is subject to CFTC regulations and oversight that apply to registrants. Generally, foreign entities that solicit you to trade are required to register with the CFTC. For this reason, it is important for you to consider whether the foreign entity that solicits you is, in fact, registered with the CFTC.

In certain cases, a preliminary review by the CFTC reveals that foreign entities that solicit and/or accept funds from U.S. residents at a retail level have no or limited U.S. presence, and act in a capacity that appears to require registration, but are not in fact registered. In an effort to warn the public about these entities, the CFTC is publishing the names of those foreign entities.

The goal of this list is to provide information to U.S. consumers about foreign entities that are acting in an unregistered capacity and to help them make more informed decisions about whether to trade with or through such an entity. The more that U.S. consumers trade with and through registered entities, the more likely that their funds will have a greater chance of being protected.

The named foreign entities currently appear to be acting in a capacity that requires registration with the CFTC but are NOT registered with the CFTC.

Date Entered Company
4/12/2016 Banc de Options
4/12/2016 Barclays Broker
4/12/2016 BeeOptions
4/12/2016 Binary Book
4/12/2016 Binary Das
4/12/2016 Binary Int'l
4/12/2016 BTG Option
4/12/2016 Diamond Managed Forex
4/12/2016 Forex Broker Inc.
4/12/2016 Forex CBR
4/12/2016 Forex Investment Services
4/12/2016 Golden Tangent Holdings
4/12/2016 Ivory Option
4/12/2016 Land-FX
4/12/2016 Lbinary
4/12/2016 NRG Binary
4/12/2016 Optionsxo
4/12/2016 Pamm-Mam Forex Fund Management
4/12/2016 Profit Forex
4/12/2016 RealForex.com
4/12/2016 Tallinex
4/12/2016 Titan Trade
4/12/2016 UK Options
8/21/2015 Forex-metal.com
8/21/2015 FX Choice.com
8/21/2015 Optionprime.com
8/21/2015 RidgeWood Securities
8/21/2015 Scion Forex
8/21/2015 Win Forex Trade
8/21/2015 2 Options
8/21/2015 Big Option
8/21/2015 Bloombex Options
8/21/2015 Ihoptions
8/21/2015 Option-World
8/21/2015 Regal Options
8/21/2015 Royal Binary
8/21/2015 Spot Fn
8/21/2015 Trade Quicker
8/21/2015 Trader'sway
8/21/2015 YesOption
4/25/2017 1Billion Forex
4/25/2017 33Option
4/25/2017 AAFX Trading
4/25/2017 Advanced Options
4/25/2017 Allgo Trading
4/25/2017 Anthony, John
4/25/2017 AOS Holding
4/25/2017 ASK Options
4/25/2017 Azbinary
4/25/2017 Barkley Capital
4/25/2017 Bartle Investment Group
4/25/2017 BinaryRoom365
4/25/2017 Binex Markets
4/25/2017 BitVC
4/25/2017 BoursoPro
4/25/2017 BoursoTrade
4/25/2017 Byrix Financial Investments
4/25/2017 Capital Bank Markets
4/25/2017 Capital Trade House
4/25/2017 Cherry Trade
4/25/2017 Copyprofitshare.com
4/25/2017 CT Option
4/25/2017 Empire Options
4/25/2017 Eagle Gate
4/25/2017 Finpari
4/25/2017 FinPro Trading
4/25/2017 Forex Ltd.
4/25/2017 Forex Ukraine
4/25/2017 FX Moneyworld
4/25/2017 FXT Swiss
4/25/2017 FXUmarkets
4/25/2017 GFM Trader
4/25/2017 Glenridge Capital GMR
4/25/2017 Forex Goptions.com
4/25/2017 Inside Option
4/25/2017 Instant Options
4/25/2017 Int’l Brokers Assn Mkts
4/25/2017 GT Options
4/25/2017 Janus Options
4/25/2017 London Binary Option
4/25/2017 Market Options
4/25/2017 MarketsWorld
4/25/2017 MercerFX
4/25/2017 MFX Brokers
4/25/2017 Morton Finance
4/25/2017 Omega Options
4/25/2017 Option Giants
4/25/2017 Option King
4/25/2017 Options24hours
4/25/2017 Oracle Stone
4/25/2017 Planet Option
4/25/2017 Profitable Forex Advisors
4/25/2017 Safe Options
4/25/2017 Starling Capital
4/25/2017 Stichting WST Capital
4/25/2017 Tall Options
4/25/2017 Trades Capital
4/25/2017 TradeThunder
4/25/2017 TradeWiseFX
4/25/2017 uTrader
4/25/2017 Vision Binary
4/25/2017 Weathika
4/25/2017 WinOptions
4/25/2017 Wynn Finance
12/11/2017 Astercap Ltd.
12/11/2017 Broker Official
12/11/2017 Axetrades
12/11/2017 B&K Investment
12/11/2017 Binary Mate
12/11/2017 Binary Options Ltd.
12/11/2017 Binary Options Robot
12/11/2017 Capital City Markets
12/11/2017 DineroLibre
12/11/2017 Finance Group Corp.
12/11/2017 Forward Option
12/11/2017 Fundix Inc.
12/11/2017 Global Consulting Group
12/11/2017 Goldex Technology Limited
12/11/2017 K2 Investing
12/11/2017 Markets The World
12/11/2017 Options Robot
12/11/2017 Signals Binary
12/11/2017 Suomen Kerran LP d/b/a/ Finministry
12/11/2017 Trade24 Global Ltd.
12/11/2017 UTC Broker

The inclusion of an entity’s name on the RED list does not mean that the CFTC or a Court has concluded that a violation of any provision of the Commodity Exchange Act or the Commission’s Regulations has occurred.