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 7 July 2018, the FMA hereby informs, that the unknown operator of the website
with its registered address apparently at
43-44 New Bond Street
W1S 2SA London
as well as
Tel: +44 (0)203 695 3634, +43 (0)720 231 101
is not entitled to carry out banking transactions in Austria that require a licence. Therefore the acceptance of funds from other parties for the purpose of management is not allowed pursuant to Article 1 Para. 1 no. 1 first case BWG.