News & Warnings

Mizuho DKB Brokerage/SDD International

Warnings
18/07/2018

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) warns the public against the activities of Mizuho DKB Brokerage, a company that offers investment services.

Mizuho DKB Brokerage is not an authorized investment firm in Belgium. It is therefore not allowed to provide investment services in or from Belgium.

Moreover, according to the information available to the FSMA, the activities proposed could be of a fraudulent nature, i.e. boiler room fraud. More information on this form of fraud is available in the general warning published by the FSMA on 18 July 2018.

The FSMA therefore strongly advises against responding to any offer of financial services made by Mizuho DKB Brokerage and against transferring money to any account number it might mention.

Mizuho DKB Brokerage uses the website www.mdbcorporate.com and the following contact details:

Address: 42F Tokyo Opera City Tower, 3 Chome-20-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuki, Tokyo, Japon

Email: info@mdbcorporate.com

Tel.: +81 3 4590 0936

Mizuho DKB Brokerage has also been the subject of a warning by the Austrian supervisory authority (FMA).

According to the information provided to the FSMA, customers of Mizuho DKB Brokerage have been warned that this company had 'changed its name' to SDD International.

SDD International uses the website www.sddinternational.com en and the following contact details:

Address: 19F Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building, 2-1-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japon; 17F 136 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, 100-768, Seoul, Corée du Sud

Email: info@sddinternational.com; research@sddinternational.com

Tel.: +81 3 4563 9093

Would you like to enquire more generally as to whether a transaction being proposed complies with the financial legislation? Please use the search function on the FSMA website. You can also contact the FSMA directly via the consumer contact form.