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

30 April 2019

On 17 April 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) adopted a Decision under Article 40 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 to renew the restriction on the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients. The Decision renews ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/796 on the same terms as the previous renewal decisions, ESMA Decision (EU) 2018/1636 and ESMA Decision (EU) 2019/155.

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 renewed measure will take effect. The full text of the Decision is published in the Official Journal of the European Union.