Overseas Listed Investment Products that are re-classified as EIPs are as below:
Listed in the following countries:
For Overseas Listed Investment Products (e.g. ETFs) or markets not listed above (e.g. EU markets), customers are required to complete both the Risk Warning Statement ("RWS") acknowledgement and Customer Account Review ("CAR") declaration.
The Risk Warning Statement highlights the key risks that customers should be aware of when trading Overseas Listed Investment Products, such as:
These and other risks may affect the value of investment and customers need to understand them before they trade in Overseas Listed Investment Products.
ALL retail customers, including Primary Account Holders, Joint Account Holders and Mandates, are required to read carefully and acknowledge the Risk Warning Statement if they wish to trade in any of the Overseas Listed Investment Products.
This requirement applies to all Overseas Listed Investment Products regardless of whether the customer has or has not been deemed to possess the relevant knowledge/ experience pursuant to a CAR assessment.
For more information, please contact your Trading Representative or call our Customer Service at (65) 6327 2288.
DBS Vickers will implement the regulatory requirement on Risk Warning Statement on and from 28 February 2013.
Therefore, you are strongly encouraged to read carefully and acknowledge the Risk Warning Statement early to avoid any disruption to your trading activities. If you need any assistance, kindly contact your Trading Representative.
The Primary Account Holder, Joint Account Holder (if any) and Mandate(s) (if any) can submit their acknowledgement of RWS via one of the following ways:
You can still liquidate/close out your existing holdings of Overseas Listed Investment Products if you do not acknowledge the Risk Warning Statement. However, you would need to acknowledge the Risk Warning Statement should you wish to purchase any Overseas Listed Investment Product(s).
The Primary Account Holder only needs to acknowledge the Risk Warning Statement once and the acknowledgement will be applied to all the Individual trading accounts that he/she has maintained with DBS Vickers. However, the Joint Account Holder (if any) and Mandate(s) (if any) are required to sign all Risk Warning Statement Form(s) for the trading account(s) that they are authorised to operate.