Pursuant to Article 4 para. 7 first sentence of the Bankwesengesetz (BWG; Banking Act), the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) may disclose to the general public by publication on the Internet, in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung”, or in any other newspaper with nationwide circulation, that a particular natural or legal person (person) is not entitled to carry out certain banking transactions, provided that said person has given cause for such action and informing the general public is deemed necessary and reasonable with regard to possible disadvantages of the person concerned.
By publication in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung” of 5 January 2019, the FMA hereby informs, that the unknown operator of the website
with its registered address apparently at
Tel: +43 720 115 439
as well as
One Canada Square
London E14 5AA
Tel: +44 (0) 207 183 0713
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.