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The Forex Edge by James Dicks

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CHAPTER 11REGULATORY ACTION IN THE FOREX

In the early days of the retail forex, market abuses of the investing public were much too common, resulting in an initially bad reputation for the burgeoning forex market. In fact, if we go back no further than 2007, we can see case after case in which investors became the unwitting prey of unscrupulous forex firms.

In this chapter, I will discuss some of the older cases. I will not describe these cases in their entireties because they are lengthy; however, what I want to show you are some of the things that are and have been going on in the industry. In the earlier years, most of the improprieties were more related to futures than spot forex.

The CFTC banned many unprofessional brokers in the industry ...

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