23 January 2019
Communiqué

ESMA press release regarding the renewal of restrictions on contracts for differences (CFDs)

The CSSF informs the public of ESMA’s press release dated 19 December 2018 on the extension of the measures adopted with respect to the restrictions applicable to the offer of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients. These temporary measures have been applicable since 1 August 2018. They were already renewed on 1 November 2018 for a period of three months.

They will be renewed once more under the same conditions as before for a new period starting 1 February 2019.

ESMA’s press release relating to the temporary intervention measures and the relevant FAQs are available at the following addresses:

https://www.esma.europa.eu/press-news/esma-news/esma-renew-restrictions-cfds-further-three-months-1-february2019https://www.esma.europa.eu/press-news/esma-news/esma-renew-restrictions-cfds-further-three-months-1february-2019

https://www.esma.europa.eu/press-news/esma-news/esma-publishes-qas-in-relation-temporary-product-interventionmeasures

ESMA’s decisions have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union:

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ%3AL%3A2018%3A136%3ATOC