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Frequently Asked Questions
What is HCMC?
HCMC stands for the Hellenic Capital Market Commission. It is the regulatory authority responsible for overseeing and regulating the capital markets, including securities and investment services, in Greece.
What is the role of HCMC in regulating the capital markets?
The role of HCMC in regulating the capital markets is to ensure fair, transparent, and efficient operation of the securities industry in Greece. HCMC establishes and enforces regulations and guidelines that market participants, including brokers, must adhere to, promoting investor protection and market integrity.
How can I verify if a brokerage firm is HCMC regulated?
To verify if a brokerage firm is HCMC regulated, you can visit the official website of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission. The website usually provides a register or a list of licensed entities where you can search for regulated brokerage firms.
Does HCMC provide investor protection?
Yes, HCMC aims to provide investor protection by regulating brokerage firms and overseeing the capital markets in Greece. HCMC monitors the activities of regulated entities, investigates potential misconduct or violations, and takes appropriate actions to protect investors’ interests.