CompanyGAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
Forex.Com UK Limited
Year since1999
HeadquartersNew York, United States
RegulationNFA (ID # 0339826), CFTC;
FCA(UK) (ID # 190864)
ModelECN & MM
US Clientsyes
Min Deposit($)250
ECN Account Min Deposit($)100000
ECN Commission($)/rtl(Round Turn Lot)5
Offer Fixed Spreadno
Offer Variable Spreadyes
EURUSD Lowest spreads (pips)1.7
Account CurrencyUSD, EUR, GBP
Max Leverage(50 -US)(25 – ECN ,US)
Minimal Lot0.01
Deposit MethodBank Wire, Cheque, Debit Card
Withdrawal methodBank Wire, Cheque
All EAs Allowedyes
Currency Pairs48+
Gold Spread(100oz)45-60
Silver Spread(5000oz)>3
Other InstrumentsIndices, Commodities, Energies, Bonds,
MAM/PAMM Accountsno
Managed Accountsyes
Swap-free accountsyes
Segregated Accountsyes
Interest on Marginyes
Bonuses & Rewardsyes
Trading contestsno
Trading platformMT4 (UK office) , FOREXTrader Pro, GTXForex, DealBook
Platform Execution
Platform Time ZoneEST (GMT-5)
Trailing stopsyes
OCO ordersyes
One-click executionyes
Trade with mobilephoneyes
Trade in browseryes

Company: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. Forex.Com UK Limited

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  2. NFA FINE $459000 (11/11/2010) says:


    On June 30, 2010, NFA issued a Complaint against Gain and Stevens that cited Gain for engaging in margin and liquidation practices that had a detrimental impact on certain of Gain’s customers on certain slipped trades, failing to maintain records for certain unfilled orders that were placed on the MetaTrader trading platform prior to May 2009, failing to adequately review the activities and promotional material of Gain’s unregulated solicitors, failing to respond promptly to certain inquiries and requests made by NFA during NFA’s audit of Gain and, together with Stevens, failing to supervise the firm’s operations.


    On October 27, 2010, NFA’s BCC issued a Decision accepting an Offer of Settlement submitted by Gain and Stevens, in which Gain and Stevens neither admitted nor denied the allegations of the Complaint and agreed to settle the case on the following terms: Gain agreed to refund to customers the amount of negative slippage they experienced on the trades that were placed in their accounts between May 1 and July 31, 2009 and which were attributable to the Virtual Dealer Plug-in that Gain used on its institutional and retail servers, Gain agreed to refund to customers the losses they incurred as a result of Gain’s practice of adjusting leverage and margin requirements on Fridays, as alleged in Count I of the Complaint; Gain agreed to pay $459,000 to NFA as a monetary sanction; Gain agreed that in the future any and all slippage parameters that Gain uses in determining whether a customer’s order will be executed or re-quoted, shall be symmetrical in nature and neither advantageous nor disadvantageous to the customer or to Gain; and Gain agreed not to reinstate its practice of adjusting leverage and margin requirements on Fridays, as described in Count I of the Complaint, which it has discontinued. The Decision made no findings with respect to Count V of the Complaint charging failure to supervise.

  3. NFA FINE $100000 (06/01/2007) says:


    On December 8, 2006, NFA issued a Complaint charging GCG with using deficient promotional material and failing to uphold high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade; failing to establish and implement an adequate anti-money laundering program; and failing to notify NFA that GCG was carrying customer accounts.

    ANSWER –

    On January 30, 2007, GCG filed an Answer to the Complaint in which it denied the material allegations contained therein.


    On May 17, 2007 GCG was ordered to pay a $100,000 fine. On motion of NFA, the Hearing Panel dismissed Count III of the Complaint.