Polish brokers struggle with new regulations

Under the new rules, brokers will need to have a certain amount of equity, depending on the number of FX products they wish to broker. If you want to trade spot, forwards and options, this would require a firm to have around $1 million in equity, said Mieszko Zakiewicz, a broker at Treasury Management Services in Warsaw. "This is a lot in the Polish market."

Additionally, all individual brokers will have to become registered -- another major obstacle that firms are unlikely to be able to complete

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