The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), inter alia pursuant to Article 4 para. 7 of the Bankwesengesetz (BWG; Banking Act), may inform the general public that a particular natural or legal person (person) is not authorised to carry out certain banking transactions (Article 1 para. 1 BWG), where the said person has given cause for such an action and informing the general public is deemed necessary and reasonable with regard to possible disadvantages of the affected party. By publication in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung” of 23.07.2020, the FMA hereby informs that the unknown operators of the website
with its registered address apparently at:
London EC4M 7LS
as well as at
35 Boulevard Joseph ll
Tel: +43 720 775 842
are not entitled to carry out banking transactions in Austria that require a licence. The provider is therefore not permitted to trade in securities on its own account or on the account of others (securities business) pursuant to Article 1 para. 1 no. 7 lit. e BWG.