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Notice of ESMA’s Product Intervention Renewal Decision in relation to contracts for differences

31 January 2019

On 23 January 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) adopted a Decision under Article 40 of Regulation (EU) No 600/20141 to restrict the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients. The Decision renews and amends ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/7962 on the same terms as the previous renewal decision, ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/16363.

In accordance with Article 40(5) of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014, this Notice provides details of the Decision and the time from which the measure will take effect. The full text of the Decision is published in the Official Journal of the European Union.