I confirm I have traded an average frequency of at least 10 times in each of the last 4 quarters on CFDs, spread bets and/or FX and in significant size.
I confirm I hold an investment portfolio (including cash deposits and financial instruments) exceeding €500,000.
I work or have worked in financial services for a minimum of one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of CFDs, spread betting or FX.
Under the terms of our FCA authorisation, we are only able to accept account applications from clients who are classified as Professional Clients as defined by FCA rules. This includes clients that voluntarily wish to be opted up to Professional Status (Elective Professionals). Based on the answers provided, we believe you do not meet the criteria to be treated as a Professional Client and unfortunately cannot proceed with the application.
Should you wish to discuss this further, please call our Client Services on 020 7011 9510.
Your account type will be as an Individual Elective Professional
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What is the size of your financial instrument portfolio, defined as cash deposits and financial instruments?
Please confirm how you acquired the money to be invested i.e. by means of savings, inheritance, income and/or capital gain. We apologise if you feel this is intrusive but we are obliged to check this to meet our UK regulatory requirements.
Please attach the source of fund from which your funds would come from.
Please attach a bank statement as proof of your funds.
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If you wish to trade US equity derivatives, be they spread bets, CFDs or options, you will need to complete a W8-BEN form. Please download the form and complete it here which, after completion, attach and send back to us. Please note we will not be able to approve your trading of US instruments without a W8-BEN having been completed
the Risk Warning and Order Execution Policy. For your own benefit and protection you should read each of these carefully before ticking the boxes below. If you do not understand any point please ask for further information.
Spread bets and CFDs are leveraged products and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Only trade with monies you can afford to lose. All trading involves risk and you need to ensure you fully understand the risks