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This website is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction where for any reason this website’s publication or availability is prohibited and any person to whom such prohibition applies may not access this site. Any person who accesses this site does so on their own initiative and is responsible for compliance with the applicable laws and regulations. Legal advice should be sought in cases of doubt. These web pages have not been and will not be registered under the securities laws of any jurisdiction, including the U.K. and the U.S.

Nothing in this website constitutes an offer or the solicitation of an offer, for the purchase and sale of any investment.  

You are to rely on your own independent appraisal of and investigations into all matters and things contemplated by this website.  The investments and services contained or referred to in this website may not be suitable for you and it is recommended that you consult an independent investment advisor if you are in doubt about such investments or investment services. The value of investments may fall as well as rise and the income from them may fluctuate and is not guaranteed. Full terms and conditions and documentation for the investments and services contained or referred to in this website will be sent to you upon request.

The entire contents of the website are subject to copyright with all rights reserved. Unless otherwise agreed in writing from Standard Bank no information contained in this website can be incorporated, reproduced, distributed or transmitted.

Following are the primary regulated entities within the Corporate Investment Banking Division (“CIB”) of Standard Bank Group.


United Kingdom

Standard Bank Plc is a member of the London Stock Exchange, the London Bullion Market Association and the London Metal Exchange. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Neither these web pages nor any copy of them nor any statement herein may be taken or transmitted into the United Kingdom to any person in contravention of Section 21 of the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000. Standard Bank Plc is not registered with the SEC, the CFTC or any state securities or commodities regulatory authority in the United States nor is it a member of the NASD or any other U.S. self regulatory organisation. Accordingly, these web pages are made available solely for information purposes and should be understood not to constitute a solicitation of any nature with respect to the purchase or sale of any security or commodity in the United States or with any United States person. Value Added Tax identification number 625861525. Registered Company Number 2130447. Registered office, 25 Dowgate Hill London EC4R 2SB.


United States of America

Standard New York Securities, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority). www.finra.org. Member SIPC. For more information contact SIPC at www.sipc.org or (202) 371-8300.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING A NEW ACCOUNT OR ESTABLISHING A NEW CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP VIA STANDARD NEW YORK SECURITIES, INC. ("STANDARD")

To help the U.S. government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, US Federal law requires all U.S. financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each individual or institution that opens an account or establishes a customer relationship via Standard.

What this means: If you enter into a new customer relationship via Standard, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth (as applicable), and other identification information. This information will be used to verify your identity. As appropriate, we may ask for additional documentation or information. If all required documentation or information is not provided, Standard may be unable to open an account or establish a relationship with you.

Standard New York Securities Inc.s Business Continuity Plan Disclosure Statement - click here to view.

Standard Americas Inc. is a registered as a Commodity Trading Advisor and a Commodity Pool Operator with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is a member of the NFA.


South Africa

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (Registration Number 1962/000738/06) is a public company duly incorporated with limited liability according to the company laws of the Republic of South Africa and a licensed financial services provider in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 2002 and a registered credit provider.


Argentina

Standard Bank Argentina S.A. is a privately held company a bank set up under Argentine law, licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Argentina. Its operations are independent from other Standard Bank Group companies. The shareholders limited their responsibility to the contributed capital.


Brazil

Banco Standard de Investimentos S.A. is a licensed bank regulated by the Central Bank of Brazil.


Russian Federation

ZAO Standard Bank is a licensed bank regulated by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia).


Turkey

Standard Unlu Menkul Degerler A.S. is a broker-dealer regulated by the Turkish Capital Markets Board.

Standard Unlu Portfoy Yonetimi A.S. is a portfolio management company regulated by the Turkish Capital Markets Board.


Hong Kong

Standard Bank Asia Limited is a fully licensed bank under the Banking Ordinance and is a registered institution under the Securities and Futures Ordinance in Hong Kong.

Standard Securities Asia Limited is a licensed corporation with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.


Taiwan

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, Taipei Branch / Offshore Banking Unit is a licensed bank regulated by the Financial Supervisory Commission in Taiwan.

Taipei - Regulatory Information

Taipei - Quarterly Financial Information


Singapore

Standard Merchant Bank Asia Limited is a licensed merchant bank regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.


Japan

Standard Securities Asia Limited Tokyo branch is a licensed Financial Instruments brokers with Japan Ministry of Finance. Standard Capital Japan K.K. is a licensed money-lending company with Tokyo Metropolitan.?Standard Plc Tokyo Branch is a member of Tokyo commodity Exchange.


Malaysia

Standard London (Asia) S.B. is an investment advisor regulated by the Malaysian Securities Commission.


Australia

Standard Bank Plc (ABN 66 094 301 434) is authorised by the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority as a foreign authorised deposit-taking institution to carry on banking business in Australia under the Banking Act 1959 of Australia. The depositor protection provisions in Division 2 of Part II of the Banking Act do not apply to Standard Bank Plc.


Dubai

Standard Bank Plc Dubai Branch is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA") and is a recognised company within the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC").

Standard Bank Plc Representative Office is regulated by the UAE Central Bank.


Jersey

Standard Bank Jersey Limited
Standard Bank Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct deposit taking business under the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991; investment business and fund services business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998; and is a member of the London Stock Exchange. Standard Bank Jersey Limited is a subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited whose registered office is at 47-49 La Motte Street, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8XR.

Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Jersey Limited
Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct trust company business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Fund Managers Jersey Limited
Standard Bank Fund Managers Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct fund services business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Fund Administration Jersey Limited
Standard Bank Fund Administration Jersey Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct fund services business and trust company business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Trust Company (Cayman) Limited
Standard Bank Trust Company (Cayman) Limited is licensed as a Company Manager by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and is registered with the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct trust company business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.


Isle of Man

Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited
Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission for banking business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Banking deposits made with Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited are covered by the Depositors Compensation Scheme contained in the Isle of Man Banking Business (Compensation of Depositors) Regulations 1991. The Isle of Man has a financial Services Ombudsman Scheme covering disputes relating to financial services offered in or from within the Isle of Man to individuals.

Standard Bank Trust Company Isle of Man Limited
Standard Bank Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission as a corporate and trust service provider and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Standard Bank Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited is registered with the Isle of Man Insurance and Pensions Authority as a Professional Retirement Benefits Schemes Administrator. The Isle of Man has a Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme covering disputes relating to financial services offered in or from the Isle of Man to individuals.


Mauritius

Standard Bank Trust Company Mauritius Limited
Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is licensed as a Management Company under the Financial Services Act 2007. Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is not licensed to operate as a bank under the Banking Act 2004. Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited.

Prospective investors should be aware that the protections provided to investors by the UK regulatory system established under FSMA do not apply to any investment services or products provided by Standard Bank Offshore Group Limited or any of its subsidiaries. In particular, investors will not be entitled to compensation from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, nor will they be entitled to the benefits provided by the Financial Ombudsman Service or other protections afforded to Customers under FSMA.