When you exchange currency with us you are in safe, expert hands.

Bureau Buttercrane Ltd is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and fully Authorised as an Authorised Payments Institution, under the Payments Services Regulations 2009. This regulation governs foreign exchange and money remittance.

You can check the register here: using our Financial Services Register number 747167 and find out more information on what it means for your protection.

Bureau Buttercrane Ltd is also Registered as a Money Service Business with HM Revenues & Customs. You can check our registration here: using our Registration number 12894048

Key features of our regulation include:

  • Protection of Client Funds – There is a clear set of regulations on how we have to safeguard customer’s funds. This requires us to segregate customer funds in separate accounts so that customer funds are secure at all times.
  • Highest Standards for Systems and Procedures – We must maintain systems that safeguard and secure customer funds. In addition we are required to have effective risk management procedures, internal control mechanisms and to maintain relevant records.
  • Minimum Capital Requirements – We must maintain a minimum level of assets at all times that is set by the Financial Conduct Authority. We must also hold sufficiently liquid assets to be able to meet our working capital requirements.
  • Management Vetting – Key personnel are approved for performing management functions and must pass a ‘fit and proper test’ considering honesty, integrity, reputation, competence, capability and financial soundness to make sure that we are of good repute and possess appropriate knowledge and experience.
  • Detection of Financial Crime – We must comply with legal requirements to deter and detect financial crime, which includes money laundering and terrorist financing.