The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) hereby announces that it has imposed a total fine of EUR 144,900 against a retail investor for a breach of the ban on insider trading pursuant to Article 154 para. 1 no. 1 of the Stock Exchange Act 2018 (BörseG 2018; Börsegesetz 2018), in conjunction with Article 14 lit. a of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (MAR; Market Abuse Regulation). The retail investor used insider information in relation to a stock market-listed security and through knowledge of this information saw fit to purchase warrants for a total amount of CHF 92,400. In addition to the fine, the profit of EUR 23,675 after conversion that was gained in an illegal manner, was also declared void and collected accordingly.
The penal order is not final.