Netherlands AFM – Authority For The Financial Markets Binary Options Advertising Ban – The timing details appeared in the latest annual report by Dutch financial markets regulator AFM. The proposed ban on the advertising of harmful financial products like binary options in the Netherlands is set to come into effect in mid-2017. At least these are the intentions stated in the latest Annual Report just published by the Dutch financial markets regulator AFM. FinanceFeeds has already informed its readers about the plans by AFM to introduce such a ban. In February this year, the regulator opened a Consultation into proposals concerning high-risk investment products, like CFDs with leverage higher than 10x and binary options. The Consultation closed on April 3, 2017.
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