New regulations from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have changed the trading environment for Retail clients. Click zde to see how.

These changes however are not applicable to Professional clients.

What is a Professional Client?

A Professional Client is a Client who possesses the experience, knowledge and expertise to make his own investment decisions and properly assess the risks that he incurs. In addition, Professional clients benefit from the below provisions:

  • Segregation of Funds

    Client funds and company funds are placed in segregated accounts held only with trusted major banks to ensure your fund security and allow you to trade with peace of mind.

  • Generous Leverage

    We offer a variety of leverage options depending on your chosen account type and trading instrument. Professional clients have fewer leverage restrictions, which can lead to amplified wins but also bigger losses.

  • Nejlepší pojištění financí na trhu

    All clients receive free coverage up to a limit of €5,000,000 as part of our Civil Liability program, but Professional clients are not entitled to participate in the Investor Compensation Fund.

  • Ochrana před dosažením záporného zůstatku

    Protection against market volatility ensuring that your losses do not exceed your total investment in the event of a failed margin call or stopout.

  • Fewer risk warnings and restrictions

    Professional clients have adequate knowledge for choosing which instruments to trade and it is their full responsibility to determine their trading ability.

  • Expert news and analysis reports

    Professional clients have access to daily market analyses reports, market updates and free live webinars from our expert team. For Professional clients, all analyses and other communications may be written in advanced financial language.

Become a Professional Client

To qualify as a Professional client, you must meet at least two of the following criteria:

  • Trading volume: An average of 10 significantly sized transactions per quarter over the last four quarters.
  • Portfolio: A financial instrument portfolio exceeding €500,000.
  • Experience: At least one year in a professional position in the financial sector.

You may be asked to provide evidence to show that you meet the above requirements. In addition, you are responsible for informing us of any changes in your circumstances that might affect your categorization.

For further information on our client categorization and what is required to become a Professional Client, please check our Q&A and our Client Categorization Policy.


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