Apply for an LMAX Global Account

Client Classification

To understand the differences between client classifications, please see LMAX Global – Treatment of Professional and Retail Clients.

1.
As a Professional client, a minimum of two criteria that support your Professional classification:

  • I have carried out transactions, in significant size, on the relevant market at an average frequency of 10 per quarter over the previous four quarters
  • the size of my financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments, exceeds EUR 500,000
  • I work or have worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged

2.
As a Retail client residing in the EEA*, you are eligible to apply for an account with LMAX Global, an FCA regulated Broker and part of the LMAX Exchange Group.

As a Retail client residing outside the EEA*, select which entity you wish to apply for an account:

Retail clients with LMAX Global will receive the highest level of investor protection afforded by the Financial Conduct Authority. These include the new leverage restrictions imposed by ESMA.

or

Clients of LMAX New Zealand are able to trade with flexible leverage. While LMAX New Zealand is part of the LMAX Exchange Group, its clients do not receive the same regulatory investor protection as clients of LMAX Global.

*Countries that belong to the EEA include:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

Important Information

Before we can open your account, we are required to verify your identity. If you are an individual and a resident in the UK, Sweden, and Germany, the details you submit to us will be checked by a third party credit agency. This is not a credit check and will not show on your records. If we are unable to identify you electronically, we will request further documentation to complete your application. Once your account is open we may ask you to provide further documentation such as evidence of funds to support your trading activity.

To complete your application with LMAX, please be advised that you will need to submit a copy of a recent utility/phone bill featuring your name and address – matching that which you enter on the application. Also, we will need a copy of your passport or government-issued identification. Scanned copies of the above two documents you will need to send: registrations@lmax.com

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