Regulations

TAOTRADE (www.taotrade.com) is a registered brand name of VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y. S.A., a company that operates in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) of the European Union.

MiFID II provides a harmonized regulatory environment for investment services across the European Economic Area (EEA). The main objectives of the MiFID II Directive are to enhance financial transparency, increase competition, and offer greater consumer protection in investment services.

 

Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC),


License no. 4/792/20.7.2017.2.

VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. is registered under Greek Company Law registered to GEMI 122000301000  and is operating under the brand name of TaoTrade (www. taotrade.com).


VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A is authorized and regulated under the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC), under license no. 4/792/20.7.2017.2.


VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. operates in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) of the European Union. MiFID provides a harmonized regulatory environment for investment services across the European Economic Area (EEA). The main objectives of the MiFID Directive are to enhance financial transparency, increase competition, and offer greater consumer protection in investment services.


VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. Is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF). ​


The purpose of the ICF is to secure the claims of covered clients against the ICF members through the payment of compensation, if the necessary preconditions are fulfilled. All non-professional investor-clients of an ICF member who is covered by the ICF for claims against such member, arising out of the covered services provided by the member, may apply for compensation.


VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. is required to disclose information relating to its capital, the risks that the Company is exposed to as well as to promote market discipline.

REGISTRATIONS

VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. is operating in compliance with high financial standards and is is authorized to provide cross border services to Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, and does not have any physical presence in any other country apart from Greece.

Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB)

Registration No. 4730

The Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB, Italy) is the supervisory authority for the Italian financial products market. Its aims are to protect investors and the efficiency, transparency and development of the market. CONSOB regulates the provision of investment services and activities, the behaviors that must be kept by intermediaries and financial salesmen in dealing with investors, principles and criteria related to organization of the “Organismo per la tenuta dell’Albo dei promotori finanziari” and of the “Organismo dei consulenti finanziari”. Read more

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)

Registration No. 4476

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV, Spain) is the agency in charge of supervising and inspecting the Spanish Stock Markets and the activities of all the participants in those markets. It was created by the Securities Market Law, which instituted in-depth reforms of this segment of the Spanish financial system. The purpose of the CNMV is to ensure the transparency of the Spanish market and the correct formation of prices in them, and to protect investors. The CNMV promotes the disclosure of any information required to achieve these ends, by any means at its disposal. Read more

Finansinspektionen (FI)

The Finansinspektionen (FI, Sweden) is a financial supervisory authority that monitors and analyses trends in the Financial market, assessing the Financial health of individual companies. FI supervises compliance with statutes, ordinances and other regulations, provides supervision regarding the Swedish Insider Act, and investigates cases of suspected offences and share price manipulations.

FI issues regulations & guidelines assessing on whether existing legislation needs to be amended. It issues permits to companies that wish to provide financial services, designs rules and regulations for financial activities and supervises on these rules and on the performance of risk assessments.

FI is also responsible for monitoring that companies disclose complete and clear information to consumers and ensures that routines for such information function satisfactorily. Read more

Komisja Nadzaru Finansowego (KNF)

The Komisja Nadzaru Finansowego (KNF, Poland) is the public administration body responsible for state supervision over the Polish financial market. The KNF exercises, inter alia, supervision of the financial market, including banking supervision, supervision of the capital market, supplementary supervision of financial conglomerates and supervision of electronic money institutions. The mission of the KNF Office is to ensure stability and safe development of the financial market. The KNF Office is an independent body, whose tasks are aiming to limit excessive risk in the operation of supervised entities, strengthen the transparency of the financial market and assist the market in building its position in Europe. Read more

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA, UK)

Reference No. 806246

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA, UK) is a non-governmental body that independently regulates the financial services industry in the UK. The FCA also plays a significant role in the regulation and authorisation of financial services firms from within the European Economic Area (EEA). Firms that are regulated within a member state of the EEA are eligible to offer financial products and services to other EEA member states, providing they have the necessary authorisations. The FCA provides a registry of such authorised firms. Read more

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)

Registration No.
156350

The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin, Germany) is the integrated supervisory authority for Germany’s financial market.

It is responsible for supervising credit institutions, financial services providers, asset management companies, insurance undertakings, pension funds (supervised entities) and securities trading.

BaFin acts decisively and judiciously to contribute to the proper functioning, stability and integrity of the German financial system in a European and international context, thus fulfilling its statutory mandate to the best of its ability. Read more

Czech National Bank (CNB)


Company ID: 07438907

The CNB is the central bank of the Czech Republic, the supervisor of the Czech financial market and the Czech resolution authority. The CNB is a part of the European System of Central Banks and contributes to the fulfilment of its objectives and tasks. It is also a part of the European System of Financial Supervision and cooperates with the European Systemic Risk Board and with European Supervisory Authorities.


The CNB fosters financial stability and sees to the sound operation of the financial system in the Czech Republic. It also performs supervision of the banking sector, the capital market, the insurance industry, pension funds, credit unions, electronic money institutions and bureaux de change. conducts transactions relating to government bond issues and financial market investments. Read more

Important Note: VIE FINANCE A.E.P.E.Y S.A. does not provide services to the territories of the USA, Canada, Belgium and Iran.