In October 2014, Pepperstone ceased accepting Japanese clients after an inquiry by ASIC regarding the lack of a license from the Japanese Financial Services Agency. In March 2016 Pepperstone announced it had finalised the sale of most of its business to Champ Private Equity. In February 2017, to comply with its FCA obligations, Pepperstone temporarily closed down their UK operations. Pepperstone is an online forex and CFD broker and maintains an interbank network utilizing Equinix.
In August 2012, the company announced the launch of its EDGE FX trading platform as an alternative to its MT4 platform. In August 2016, Pepperstone partnered with Qantas Frequent Flyer. Pepperstone Limited serves clients from the United Kingdom and from EEA countries. Pepperstone Group Limited serves clients from outside the United Kingdom and EEA countries and it is regulated by AFSL. Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd Forex Broker Information”. Owen Kerr, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Winner”. Employer won’t back down over insider trading sacking”.