Where and how is Darwinex regulated?

Darwinex is the trading name of Tradeslide Trading Tech Ltd. Sapiens Markets EU Sociedad de Valores SA. and Tradeslide Global Ltd.

Darwinex is the trading name of i) Tradeslide Trading Tech LTD, a broker and asset manager authorized, supervised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK, with FRN 586466; ii) Sapiens Markets EU Sociedad de Valores SA, a company regulated by the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) in Spain under the number 311, with CIF A10537348 and registered office in Calle de Recoletos, 19, Bajo, 28001 Madrid, Spain, and iii) Tradeslide Global Ltd., a company authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of Seychelles with number SD171, company registration number 8433817-1 and registered office in Office No. A17D, Providence Complex Building, plot No. V16050/v16051, Providence, Cascade, Mahé, Seychelles.

Being FCA, CNMV and FSA regulated implies that they periodically verify our solvency, internal procedures, how we manage both customer data and monies, as well as how our personnel is qualified.

We hold a MiFID passport to deliver our services to all EU countries.

The regulated entity in which your account has been opened can be selected on the sign up process:

Nevertheless, if you are not sure about the regulation under which your account has been opened, please reach us at info@darwinex.com

Characteristics of each regulated entity

  Darwinex Global Darwinex EU Darwinex UK
Regulated entity FSA (Seychelles) CNMV (Spain) FCA (UK)
Availability Worldwide* European Union Worldwide*
Max. leverage 200:1 30:1 (retail)** 30:1 (retail)**
Payment methods Bank, card Bank (SEPA) Bank, card, Skrill
MT4 / MT5 ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Interactive Brokers ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
DarwinIA allocation program ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Investor capital ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Deposit protection 🚫 Up to 100k EUR covered by FOGAIN Up to 5M GBP (85K FSCS + 4,915,000 Darwinex insurance)
Negative balance protection 🚫 ✔️ ✔️
Investment in DARWINs 🚫 ✔️ ✔️


* Note that there could be limitations depending on your tax residence country to create an account in any / some regulated entities. 

** Professional clients can opt up to 200:1 maximum leverage.

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