Regulated offices

Trading with Pepperstone Group means dealing with a regulated and experienced broker who understands the markets and what traders want

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Regulated offices

Pepperstone Australia is licensed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and Pepperstone UK is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Under these licenses, we're obliged to meet strict capital requirements while implementing and complying with stringent internal procedures that include: client money protection, risk management, anti-money laundering, conduct, training, accounting and audits.

Pepperstone offices
EntityPepperstone Group LimitedPepperstone Limited

Pepperstone Markets Limited

RegulatorASIC (Australian Securities & Investments Commission)FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)SCB (Securities Commission of The Bahamas)
Complaints authorityAustralian Financial Complaints AuthorityFinancial Ombudsman Service
Leverage restrictions - Major currency pairsUp to 500:1, depending on the instrument30:1Up to 500:1, depending on the instrument
Leverage restrictions - Non-major currency pairs, gold and major indicesUp to 500:1, depending on the instrument20:1Up to 500:1, depending on the instrument
Leverage restrictions - Commodities other than gold and non-major equity indicesUp to 500:1, depending on the instrument10:1Up to 500:1, depending on the instrument
Leverage restrictions - Individual equitiesUp to 20:15:1Up to 20:1
Leverage restrictions - CryptocurrenciesUp to 5:12:1Up to 5:1
Client money protectionYes. Client money must be held in segregated bank accounts.Yes. Client money must be held in segregated bank accounts.Yes. Client money must be held in segregated bank accounts.
Negative Balance ProtectionNoYesNo
Mandatory 50% margin close out ruleNo. Please refer to the PDS for the margin close-out rules that applyYesNo. Please refer to the Order Exection Policy for margin close-out rules.
Compensation SchemeNoYes, Financial Services Compensation Scheme (up to GBP85,000 per eligible investor)No
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