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Operating Rules for Securities Firms Handling Margin Purchases and Short Sales of Securities  CH

Amended Date: 2019.02.12 
Categories: Securities Exchange Market > Margin Transaction
Article 43     Where a customer opens a margin account and subsequently has no record of margin purchases or short sales for a period of three consecutive years or more, the securities firm shall promptly cancel the margin account and notify the customer of such cancellation.
    A customer terminating an existing margin account shall fill out an Application for Termination of Margin Account. The securities firm shall cancel the account once it has confirmed that the customer has settled all outstanding obligations relating to margin purchases and short sales. A securities firm may process an application for account cancellation by correspondence or electronic means that is sufficient to identify the customer as the applicant itself or its indication of intent.