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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Having considered all possibilities I've decided to keep my business within the UK, for now anyway. I'll keep a closer eye on my margin and lower my leverage. Some great posts and research on here. Good luck to all. And remember.... Treat the market like a Casino and it will deal with you like a...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Having considered all possibilities I've decided to keep my business within the UK, for now anyway. I'll keep a closer eye on my margin and lower my leverage. Some great posts and research on here. Good luck to all. And remember.... Treat the market like a Casino and it will deal with you like a...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    OK. I've received a reply from IG which reads, "Our product and account offering does vary depending on which entity you chose to contract with. The easiest way to compare our different offerings is to use the link in the previous email which provides an overview of IG Group. You can then...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Thankyou for sharing your research Sunseeker.
  5. M

    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Great article Sunseeker. Cbrads, I received the same email from IG too. I've sent an email to IG to ask about opening a non-EU account with them as a UK resident. I'll let you know how I get along.
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    It does seem to complicate matters using a non EU provider. Not something I would be entirely comfortable with. Am I correct in understanding that, as from next week it will mean you're going to have a lot more funds in your account to open new positions. Not only are you going to need 10 times...
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Yes, I too feel a little cagey about sending money out of the UK. Also, How easy is it going to be to transfer any profits from the Aussie SB firm to a UK Bank Account?
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    ESMA & Trading Outside of the EU

    Does anyone know of any CFD/SB firms outside of the EU that will allow you to open an account as a UK resident to avoid the new ESMA margin rates that come into force at the ens of the month?