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2. No offer, no advice
The information, products, data, services, tools and documents contained or described on this site (the “Content”) are for information purposes only and constitute neither an advertisement or recommendation nor an offer or solicitation to buy or sell investment instruments, to effect any transaction or to enter into any legal relations.
The financial products mentioned on this site are not suitable for all investors. Prior to making investment decisions investors should conduct a thorough investigation and obtain all necessary professional advice for all issues, including your eligibility to make such investment in terms of the applicable law.
Nothing on this site constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a representation that any investment or strategy is suitable or appropriate for individual circumstances, or otherwise constitutes a personal recommendation for any specific investor. Julius Baer recommends that investors independently assess, with a professional advisor, the specific financial risks as well as legal, regulatory, credit, tax and accounting consequences.
3. Local legal restrictions
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Some of the services mentioned in this website may be provided by members of the Julius Baer Group outside the UK. Rules made under the FSMA for the protection of retail clients do not apply to services provided by members of the Julius Baer Group outside the UK, and the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme will not apply to those services. If information on a particular tax treatment is provided, this does not mean that it applies to the client’s individual circumstances, and it may be subject to change in the future. Clients should obtain independent tax advice in relation to their individual circumstances from a tax advisor before deciding whether to invest.
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Any expressions of opinion, estimates and projections on the Site are those of the authors at the date of writing. They do not necessarily reflect the view of Julius Baer and are subject to change at any time without prior warning. Julius Baer and its contractual partners may discontinue, or make changes in, the information, data and documents, and the products or services described herein, at any time without prior notice. Any information marked with a date is published as of this date only and no obligation or responsibility is undertaken to update or amend any such information.
5. No liability
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8. Material interests
Julius Baer and/or its board of directors, executive management and employees may have or have had interests or positions or traded or acted as market makers in securities referred to on the Site. Furthermore, such entities or persons may have or have had a relationship with or may provide or have provided corporate finance or other services to or serve or have served as directors of companies referred to on the Site.
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13. Derivatives, research
This Site contains information on derivatives and research material. You will only be able to access detailed information on these subjects after indicating your country of origin. You will then be given access to information on derivatives and research material of Julius Baer authorized for distribution in your jurisdiction. When obtaining access to such information you are required to pay particular attention to any accompanying legal information.
14. Assignment, Subcontracting and Delegation
These Terms are for the benefit of Julius Baer its successors and assigns. Julius Baer may assign or transfer any of its rights under these Terms. Julius Baer may delegate or subcontract the performance of any obligation under these Terms.