RG 227 Over-the-counter contracts for difference: Improving disclosure for retail investors
Issued 12 August 2011
This guide is for those involved with the issue, sale or advertising of over-the-counter contracts for difference (OTC CFDs), margin forex and similar products to retail investors. It may also be of interest to issuers of exchange-traded CFDs.
It sets out guidelines for improved disclosure to retail investors to help them understand and assess these products. It also provides guidance on the advertising of OTC CFDs to retail investors.