The Commission has published its rating system and an advice note to operators on the requirements to segregate customer funds and disclose to customers the level of protection offered in the event of insolvency.

This ratings category must be included in operator’s terms and conditions by 31 December 2014.

By 2 February 2015, information must be made available to the customer at the point of deposit (including the ratings category) and acknowledged by the customer before being allowed to deposit for the first time.