Licensing & Regulation
In Capital Tale, we make sure that our suggestions always follow the relevant Regulatory Disclosures that are bonded to the platforms’ financial products and services, and that they can present the appropriate license records proving their legitimacy and compliance with the respective Financial Authorities.
This may seem like too complicated information, that only legal professionals should care about, but it is absolutely vital because it solidifies that potential investors can rest assured about the security aspect of their investments with a respective platform.
On this page, we have gathered all the necessary license records per platform for our users’ interest.
Please note that local laws apply to the exercise of financial activities and that depends on the region of the activity.
If you need further information regarding a platform’s licensing, the regulatory authorities that supervise its activity, or the local policies that apply to your region, please visit the relevant page of the respective platform. This type of information is usually found under pages called “Licensing”, “Regulation”, “Safety”, “Transparency”, or similar, and they are commonly located at the footer (the bottom part) of the platform.
Freedom Finance Europe Ltd. provides financial services in the European Union under license CIF 275/15 for all activities the company needs to engage in, granted by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) on 20.05.2015.
flatex DEGIRO Bank Dutch Branch, trading under the name DEGIRO, is the Dutch branch of flatexDEGIRO Bank AG. As a German regulated bank, flatexDEGIRO Bank AG is primarily supervised by the German financial regulator, the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin). The Bafin is the German equivalent of the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). In addition, flatexDEGIRO Bank AG falls under the indirect supervision of the European Central Bank (ECB). In the Netherlands, the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) is tasked with integrity supervision of DEGIRO and we are subject to conduct supervision by the AFM. Our registration in DNB’s public register can be viewed here.