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MARKET NOTICE - ALERT 1 of 2021 – Foreign Exchange (FOREX) Trading or Brokerage or Binary Options Trading | Date: 2021-12-30

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Financial Services Authority (FSA) hereby issues the following warning:

The FSA does not issue any licenses to carry on the business of FOREX Trading or Brokerage or Binary Options Trading nor does the FSA “Regulate, Monitor, Supervise or License” International Business Companies (IBCs) which engage in such activities.

IBCs incorporated in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are authorized to engage in any business activity without approval from the FSA, except where the proposed business activity relates to banking, insurance or mutual fund businesses. Banking, insurance and mutual fund businesses are licensed activities. FOREX or Brokers Trading licenses are not issued by any authority in St. Vincent and the Grenadines...read more

MARKET NOTICE - REQUIREMENTS FOR MARKET PARTICIPATION: COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES | Date: 2021-11-29

This document is intended as a guide for prospective market participants in determining whether businesses proposing to/or operating within their respective territories may be considered Collective Investment Schemes for the purposes of the Securities Act of 2001 (the Act).

You are encouraged to review the Securities Act and the Securities (Collective Investment Scheme) Regulations enacted in the respective country for a complete presentation of the requirements. When further clarification is required you may refer to the Commission’s Secretariat using the contact information provided at the end of this document...read more

WARNING NOTICE - BTSave, EZ2GO Ltd., Broker Z and GrouPolo Ltd | Date: 2021-11-26

This WARNING is issued by the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (“the Commission /ECSRC”) pursuant to Article 5(q) of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission Agreement 2020, the Securities Act 2001 (No. 21 of 2001) of the Laws of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Securities Act Chapter 261 of the Laws of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .

The Commission cautions the general public that BTSave, EZ2GO Ltd., Broker Z and GrouPolo Ltd, purportedly registered in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines may be engaged in offering fraudulent financial services and products to the public. The Commission advises that these entities are neither licensed nor authorised by the Commission.

The general public is therefore urged to exercise extreme caution and to undertake all necessary due diligence before transacting or dealing with the above named entities and any affiliated entities or websites.