Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)

Dear clients,

In providing investment services, and especially in trading in financial instruments, UniCredit Bank applies the rules established following the requirements stipulated by Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on markets in financial instruments (“MiFID”) or by Act No. 566/2001 on securities and investment services as amended (the “Act”). The primary aim of these rules is to protect clients, particularly with regard to the extent of the information conveyed, to evaluate information as to clients’ expertise and experience and information as to the rules of submitting and executing clients’ orders concerning financial instruments.

Client categorisation

In accordance with the Act, the Bank is obliged to categorise its clients and to inform them of their classification. Explanatory information about the categorisation is provided in the following document:

The Bank hereby announces that the aforementioned information is also available in printed form at all points of sale of the Bank.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant contact point at the Bank.

Duty to inform

Under the Act, the Bank is obliged to inform its clients about:

  • The Bank and the investment services it provides
  • The financial instruments
  • The potential risks which may be associated with the investment service or instrument and their potential minimisation
  • The rules of handling the Client’s assets and their protection, including the institute of the Securities Dealers Guarantee Fund.

This information is summed up in the following document: Investment Services at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., pobočka zahraničnej banky - version valid from 15 March 2017.

A detailed explanatory information on the Securities Dealers Guarantee Fund, on the conditions for providing compensation, on calculating the amount of compensation, and other particulars of the guarantee system are referred to in the document Information on the Guarantee System of the Securities Dealers Guarantee Fund.

The Bank will inform its clients about the content of contracts for the provision of investment services and about the rights and obligations of the contracting parties arising from these contractual relationships; the Bank will always do so by presenting a proposal of the relevant contract for review, always giving the client enough time to examine the contractual terms and conditions.

Under the Act, the Bank is obliged to publish for its clients its Best Execution Policy, policy of conflicts of interest and inducements, and the rules for lodging complaints and claims. These documents are available here:

Clients who invest in the Slovak family of Pioneer funds have a summary of specific examples of conflicts of interest and inducements connected with such orders available at any branch of the Bank.

The Bank hereby announces that the aforementioned information is also available in printed form at all points of sale of the Bank.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant contact point at the Bank.

Financial instruments

More detailed information about individual financial instruments is referred to in separate documents in the form of product sheets, fund statutes or prospects, communication of key information or issue conditions. This information is available in printed form at all branches of the Bank as well as on its respective websites.

Communication of key information

The Bank hereby announces that the aforementioned information is also available in printed form at all points of sale of the Bank.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant contact point at the Bank.

Price list

Information on prices for the provision of investment services is provided in the Bank’s Price List, which is available at all branches of the Bank as well as on its websites:

The prices and fees related to the provision of an investment service not included in the Price List of Services and Products are either listed in a document concerning a specific financial instrument (e.g. a statute of a collective investment fund) or individually agreed upon within a contract for the provision of an investment service or separately before concluding each and every transaction (e.g. an individual derivative transaction).

The Bank hereby announces that the aforementioned information is also available in printed form at all points of sale of the Bank.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant contact point at the Bank.

Registration

Business day schedule

The schedule for the accepting and processing orders during a business day and the closing of a business day are specified as follows:

Activity

Time

Accepting orders

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registering orders

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Closing a business day

A moment of completing the processing of registered changes based on orders by the system, not later than at 5:30 pm

Establishing the amount of the material costs spent when providing data to authorised persons

In order to establish the amount of effectively spent costs associated with the provision of the required data from the register of financial instruments and documents stored under Section 109(1) of Act No. 566/2001 on securities and investment services as amended (the “Act” or “Data from the Register”) to a person which is authorised, under Section 110(1) of the Act to request such data from the register (the “Applicant”) and which the Bank would incur if it has failed to perform its obligation imposed by the Act, namely to provide the Data from the Register, the Bank shall use the valid and effective price list for the settlement of costs of Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov, a.s.

The Bank hereby announces that the aforementioned information is also available in printed form at all points of sale of the Bank.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant contact point at the Bank.

Post-Trade Transparency

Pursuant to Section §78b of Act No. 566/2001 on securities and investment services as amended, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., pobočka zahraničnej banky, as a securities dealer publishes data in respect of transactions in shares admitted to trading on a regulated market closed outside a regulated market seated in a Member State of the European Union or a multilateral trading system seated in a Member State of the European Union under the conditions and in the scope determined by directly applicable legislation of the European Communities, implementing Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments (MiFID).

Information about risks

The given communication represents neither a personal investment advisory nor an investment recommendation taking into account the investor’s individual situation, particularly with regard to the investor’s expertise and experience in the field of investments or even the investor’s financial situation, investment objectives, or risk attitude.

Rates, prices, yields, appreciations, performance or other parameters achieved by individual financial instruments in the past cannot in any case serve as an indicator or guarantee of future rates, prices, yields, appreciations, performance or other parameters of these or similar financial instruments. Investments are always associated with the risk of fluctuations in value and it is not guaranteed that the actual return will correspond to the expected return; the investor also bears the credit risk of the financial instrument issuer. Financial instruments denominated in foreign currencies are also exposed to fluctuations following from the changes in foreign exchange rates, which can have both positive and negative influence, in particular on their rates, prices, appreciations or yields resulting therefrom. Other information on the risks is available in the document Investment Services at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s, pobočka zahraničnej banky.

The relevant communication does not represent special information on an investment services provider, its services, protection of client’s assets, risks, etc. according to the relevant legal regulations. This information is available in the document Investment Services at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., pobočka zahraničnej banky.

Before you decide to invest, please be informed of the respective sales prospectus of the financial instrument. Further, please become familiar with the legislative framework of the investment, foreign exchange restrictions and tax consequences of the investment. Potential liability to tax depends on the investor’s personal circumstances and it may vary.

All the information used when creating the text or contained in the text comes from or is based on sources considered reliable by UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., pobočka zahraničnej banky. Despite exercising all care with respect to the content and verification of such information, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s., pobočka zahraničnej banky, cannot guarantee the correctness, accuracy and completeness of such information.

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