Safety of funds

Segregated Customer Accounts

In accordance with EU financial regulations, clients funds are kept in reputable licensed financial institutions within the EU and are at all times segregated from the company's operational funds.

Investor Compensation Fund

Lead Capital Markets Ltd is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF), set up by the Central Bank of Cyprus and the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) for clients of Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs).

The ICF is a statutory fund of last resort for clients of CIF’s. This means that the ICF can compensate covered clients of a CIF if it is unable, or likely to be unable, to pay claims against it (e.g. in the unlikely event of default or financial distress).

Membership of the ICF ensures that covered clients of Lead Capital Markets Ltd can claim compensation in such cases. This provides Lead Capital Markets Ltd clients with an extra measure of insurance for their funds. The ICF covers retail Clients of Lead Capital Markets Ltd only.

Under the Rules and Regulations of the ICF, the total payable compensation to each covered client may not exceed €20.000, irrespective of the number of accounts held, currency and place of offering the investment service. For more information on the Investors compensation fund please visit 'link of ICF'.

Systems Security and Integrity

Creating a safe and secure trading environment is a primary concern for Lead Capital Markets Ltd. This is of outmost importance when it comes to depositing and withdrawing your hard-earned money. Lead Capital Markets Ltd uses a combination of advanced technical and physical safeguards to protect all data systems:

1. All data transfers between server machines are transmitted using SSL encryption
2. All financial transactions are handled by Level 1 PCI certified international payment service providers

Financial Stability

Lead Capital Markets Ltd regularly submits financial reports to CySEC in order to verify its financial stability and validate its full compliance with requirements.