Former Marex Spectron executive Julian Courtney to Join ATFX’s Board of Directors

Mr. Courtney has been a member of the FCA Commodities Steering Group and the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Committees of the UK Futures and Options Association (FOA).  He has extensive knowledge of MiFID I & II, FCA, CFTC, NFA, DFSA, SFC, and BaFin regulations.

Julian Courtney, a Chartered Accountant with over two decades of financial service experience, is set to join ATFX (UK)’s Board of Directors as a non-executive director.  He currently works as an independent Compliance consultant, and sits on the board of another FCA regulated broker.

Mr. Courtney’s role within the company will involve oversight and independent advice to the Board on matters related to finance, compliance, and governance, a crucial role given the rapid expansion of ATFX around the world.  A leading online global trading company, the ATFX group has entities regulated by CySEC and FSRA among others. It’s UK entity, AT Global Markets, was set up in 2015. In terms of ATFX UK leadership, Mr. Courtney is set to join its CEO, Richard Craddock, who is the former Chief Trader at MF Global.

Mr. Richard Craddock states, “ATFX looks forward to Julian leading the company to establish a strong footprint in the Europe. The company has already created a niche for itself in Europe, with its cutting edge online trading platform and excellence in customer support. ATFX believes that Julian is the right person in this position, given he has more than a decade of experience in the financial arena.”

Prior to working with ATFX, he has held positions as the Global Head of Compliance & Legal at EDF Man, the Chief Operating Officer at Aviate Global, and the Global Head of Compliance and Legal at Marex Spectron.  

Mr. Courtney has been a member of the FCA Commodities Steering Group and the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Committees of the UK Futures and Options Association (FOA).  He has extensive knowledge of MiFID I & II, FCA, CFTC, NFA, DFSA, SFC, and BaFin regulations.

Disclaimer: 88% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Legal: AT Global Markets (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. FCA registration number (760555). Registered Office: 1st Floor, 32 Cornhill, London EC3V 3SG, United Kingdom. Company No. 09827091

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