One of our statutory objectives is to secure an appropriate degree of protection for consumers dealing with different firms carrying on regulated financial services activity.
Preventing, detecting and punishing market abuse is a high priority for us. It is very important in fulfilling our objectives of protecting consumers, enhancing market integrity and promoting competition.
Only regulated firms are authorised to provide investment services. Firms can only provide investment services in the European Union (EU) if they are authorised to do so by an EU regulator.
Benchmarking is a process of measuring the performance of a company’s products, services, or processes against those of another business considered to be the best in the industry.
Investment fraud involves illegal sale or purported sale of financial instruments, convincing them to invest in schemes or products that are worthless or do not exist.
DAFM collaborates with other regulatory agencies around the world, organizes bilateral meetings with supervisors from other countries and encompasses exchange of information.