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

Amended Date: 2021.04.01 
Categories: Securities Exchange Market > Margin Transaction
Article 58     Where a customer applies by means other than in person to use securities, other merchandise, or securities investment trust fund beneficiary certificates purchased in the name of the securities firm in its central securities depository account established and maintained with a securities firm to deposit as additional collateral to offset against a short sale margin requirement or a deficiency it is required to cover under Article 54, the provisions of the preceding article shall still apply, and it is required that the customer sign a letter of consent for carrying out the operation of depositing securities or other merchandise as additional collateral by means other than in person and that the securities firm keep it on record after verification.
    When a customer submits an offsetting application by telephone as described in the preceding paragraph, the securities firm shall verify the identity of the customer and synchronously record the telephone call. The telephone recording shall be kept at its place of business and preserved for at least one year, or in the event of any dispute, until the dispute has been resolved.