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Regulations Governing Securities Firms Accepting Orders to Trade Foreign Securities  CH

Amended Date: 2024.05.08 (Articles 23 amended,English version coming soon)
Current English version amended on 2020.09.08 
Article 7     Except where otherwise provided by law or regulation, a securities firm may enter into a brokerage contract with a principal for trading of foreign securities. If any of the following circumstances exists, the securities firm shall not accept the opening of an account by a principal, and if an account has been opened, such account shall be cancelled:
  1. The party is a minor acting without the representation of a statutory agent
  2. The party has been adjudged bankrupt and not reinstated.
  3. The party has been declared by a court to be under guardianship, where such declaration has not yet been voided.
  4. The party has been declared by a court to be under assistance, and the consent of the assistant or permission of the court has not been given.
  5. The party has been authorized by a juristic person to open an account, but is unable to produce a power of attorney from such juristic person authorizing the account opening.
  6. The party has a record of breaching a securities trading contract, and the case has not been settled while less than 5 years have passed.
  7. The party has been sentenced under the Securities and Exchange Act to a penalty of equal or greater severity to the imposition of a criminal fine, and 3 years have not elapsed since the completion of sentence execution, the expiration of suspension of sentence, or the pardon of such punishment.