Requirements for getting the status of a professional client (2 out of 3 are required to pass):
The client has carried out transactions, in significant size, on the relevant market at an average frequency of 10 transactions per quarter. All this over the previous four quarters.
The size of the client's financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments exceeds 500 000 EUR*.
The client works or has worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.
* Financial instruments - equities, derivatives (only cash deposits/profits), debt instruments, and deposits in cash
Please make sure to review the client categorization policy in our Terms and Conditions to find out more information. Please note the leverage changes only affect clients classified as retail (that are subject to ESMA regulation), and do not apply to professional clients.