Structured products issued by Swissquote Bank Ltd ("Swissquote") are claims against Swissquote in the form of uncertificated securities (the "Structured Products"). In accordance with CISA, structured products are not deemed to be collective investments schemes according to the Collective Investment Schemes Act of 23 June 2006 ("CISA") and are therefore not subject to authorization or supervision by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority ("FINMA").
The information and details on Structured Products issued by Swissquote mentioned on this website do not constitute an offer, a transaction strategy or advertising materials. Nor should they be interpreted as a solicitation or offer to buy or sell any financial instruments in any jurisdiction whatsoever. The information provided is general in nature. It does not take account of investor’s investment objectives, the composition of their portfolio, their financial situation or any specific needs or requests.
Before entering into a financial transaction, investors must check that the information provided is appropriate to their personal circumstances in terms of legal, regulatory, tax and other consequences, and should seek the assistance of a professional adviser, where necessary. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of and provides no guarantee in relation to future results. Investors confirm that they are aware of the risks inherent in Structured Products trading, such as but not limited to, currency risk, interest rate risk, market risk, concentration risk and issuer risk, and are aware that financial transactions may be highly speculative and may result in losses as well as profits.
Regarding Structured Products issued by Swissquote, and in contrast to collective investments, Swissquote is liable with its own assets and not with specifically protected assets. In addition to a potential loss resulting from a decline in the market value of the underlyings (market risk), the investor may in the worst case lose his entire investment if Swissquote becomes insolvent (issuer risk). The money invested by an investor in Structured Products issued by Swissquote does not benefit from the deposit insurance system.
To obtain further information about the risks involved, investors should read the brochure entitled "Risks inherent in trading financial instruments", as well as Swissquote’s Legal documentation.
None of the Structured Products issued or sold by Swissquote may be offered or sold within the USA, or to persons who are US citizens, are resident in the USA, or are required to pay taxes in the USA. Products and services of Swissquote are only intended for those permitted to receive it under local law.