Is my money safe?

Your money is held in client segregated accounts, which are separate from Darwinex corporate funds, and is protected up to £1,000,000.

Segregated accounts

Funds in a segregated account are not mixed with company funds, which ensures you in the hypothetical event of Tradeslide Trading Tech´s insolvency.

Client monies are monitored per the FCA´s CASS regime, which requires us to reconcile outstanding balances daily and report any discrepancy.

Note that "segregated account" does not mean that you'll be the account holder of a Natwest and Santander (UK) account. It means that client monies are segregated from company monies.

Compensation in case of insolvency

Your investment with Darwinex qualifies under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, which currently protects you from the insolvency of the broker with a compensation of up to £85,000 per person and broker and from the insolvency of the bank with a compensation of up to £85,000 per person and bank.

Additional deposit insurance protection

In addition, Darwinex provides free insurance for FSCS eligible clients that extends their total coverage to £1,000,000 (£915,000 over and above the standard FSCS guarantee).

Professional clients and FSCS

While elective professionals would typically be eligible for FSCS compensation, per se professionals who would typically be corporates will not be eligible claimants.

Read our Client Categorization Notice for the difference between elective and per se professionals.

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