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The SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. internet site (the “SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site”) is managed and maintained by SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A., a private bank with head office in Geneva, Switzerland.

II. Access

Access to the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site is forbidden to any person linked to a jurisdiction (through their domicile, residence, nationality or other relationship, in particular the USA, Canada and Japan) in which the publication or making available theSOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site would constitute a violation of applicable laws and regulations. Any persons to whom such restrictions apply should not access the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site.

III. Principle

The information and views appearing on the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site do not constitute either a solicitation nor an offer or recommendation with regard to (i) the purchase, sale or disposal of any investment (ii) participation in any other transaction, or (iii) the provision of any investment, legal or tax advice, or any other service. Any information published is provided solely for purposes of information and may be changes at any time without notice.

IV. Ownership of content

All information available on the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site is the property of SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. and/or its subsidiaries, subject to any rights belonging to third parties. This information should not be interpreted as constituting a licence or usage right relating to any image, registered trademark, service mark or logo of the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Group. The downloading or copying of any software or content from the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site does not convey any rights to any material downloaded or copied.

SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. reserves all ownership rights over any information available on its site.

V. Disclaimer regarding reliability and guarantee

The information available on the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site has been prepared by SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A., which has taken all possible steps to ensure that this information is reliable, accurate and complete. SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. does not guarantee either explicitly or implicitly the exactness, exhaustiveness or adequacy of this information for any purpose whatsoever.

VI. Limitation of responsibility

SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. does not accept any responsibility in the event of loss or damage of whatever kind, whether direct, indirect, stemming from or relating to access to the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site or any other site linked to the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site, to its use, exploration or downloading.

VII. Linked sites

The SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site may offer links to other web sites or internet resources. SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. does not verify nor control any of the sites linked to our own site, cannot be held responsible for the availability of these external sites and resources, and does not accept any responsibility for the content, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or through these external sites or resources. Navigation to any other linked sites starting from the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site is entirely at the risk of the user.

VIII. Confidentiality

Visiting the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site does not entail any retention of personal information. Any data collected is used purely for statistical purposes and relates to (i) the domain you are using, and (ii) the date and time of visit to the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site. Any information that you may provide to us will not be communicated to anyone – subject to any legal obligations – and will not be used for any commercial purposes.

We do not use cookies. We use advanced technical means to protect information.

IX. Warning for non-resident persons (non-resident in Switzerland)

The access to the information and products on this website could be subject to restriction for certain persons or countries other than Switzerland. None of the services and products target persons from countries which prohibit those services and products: Each person interested by subscribing products/services should assess with his/her own advisor whether his/her legal and fiscal status allows it.

X. Warning for “US person”

Societe Generale is not registered as broker-dealer in accordance with US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended (the “1934 Act”), nor in accordance with any other US applicable law. Furthermore, financial instruments which may be subscribed via this website are not registered, unless otherwise specified, in the US with the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

XI. Applicable law

Use of the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site is subject to Swiss law, which has sole application regarding the interpretation, application an effect of all the conditions of use detailed above. Any dispute relating to or associated with the SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING (SUISSE) S.A. Site or relating to its use shall be subject to the exclusive competence of the courts of the Republic and of the canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Deposits protection under the deposit insurance esisuisse

Are my deposits protected under the deposit insurance esisuisse ? Yes, like any bank and any securities firm in Switzerland, Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland is required to sign the Self-regulation “Agreement between esisuisse and its members”. This means clients’ deposits are protected up to a maximum of CHF 100,000 per client. Medium-term notes held in the name of the bearer at the issuing bank are also considered deposits. Depositor protection in Switzerland is provided by esisuisse, and the depositor protection system is explained in detail at https://www.esisuisse.ch/en




Company name: Societe Generale
Company registered number: BR000021
Place of registration: England and Wales
Registered office address: One Bank Street, London E14 4SG, United Kingdom
Postal address: One Bank Street, London E14 4SG, United Kingdom
VAT number: GB 629 2807 22


This website is published by Societe Generale:

Société Anonyme with a capital stock of EUR 1 066 714 367.50 as of 1st August 2019.
Frédéric OUDÉA noted on August 1, 2019 the completion of a capital increase for Societe Generale. The capital amounts to EUR 1,066,714,367.50 divided into 853,371,494 shares, each with a nominal value of EUR 1.25.
Paris Trade Register No. 552 120 222
APE No.: 651C
Registered Office: 29 Boulevard Haussmann 75009 Paris
VAT No: FR 27 552 120 222

Publication Manager: Mr Frédéric OUDÉA, Chief Executive Officer

Editorial Manager: Mme Sonia Almeida

Contact: 01 42 14 20 00 ; sgpb-communication.world@socgen.com

This website is hosted by Societe Generale.

This website is governed by French law.


Licenses and authorisations
Societe Generale is a French credit institution (bank) authorised and supervised by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (the French Prudential Control and Resolution Authority) (ACPR) and regulated by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (the French financial markets regulator) (AMF). Societe Generale London branch is authorised by the ECB, the ACPR and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the PRA. Details about the extent of our authorisation, supervision and regulation by the above mentioned authorities are available from us on request.

Contents of this website
Societe Generale and any third-party contributor (the “Contributors”) shall make their best efforts to ensure that the information displayed on this website is accurate and up-to-date; Société Générale and the Contributors reserve their right to amend the content of this website at any time, without prior notice. However, they are not able to guarantee that the information herein is complete or that it will not be modified by a third party (for example in the event that this website was infected by, particularly but not limited to, any kind of malware, in spite of all the precautions taken by Société Générale). Moreover, Societe Generale and the Contributors shall not be held liable for any difficulty or impossibility to access the website due to an internet connection problem

Societe Generale and the Contributors shall not be held liable for any indirect consequential loss or damage, including, but not limited to: any damage or loss arising from any transaction carried out on the basis of the information herein, any loss of profit, loss of business, or any other loss arising from a service interruption due to an internet connection problem.

Further, Societe Generale and the Contributors shall not be held liable neither for the results of any factor beyond their control nor for any eventual loss or damage to the technical environment of the website users, including, but not limited to, hardware, software, or any other equipment used to access this website or use the services and/or the information herein.

Information about Financial Instruments
The potential information or material about financial instruments on this website are provided for general information purposes only and should not to be construed as a solicitation or an offer to buy or sell any financial instruments, or any substitute for any form of advice or recommendation with respect to such financial instruments.

Societe Generale and the contributors hereby disclaim any and all liability related to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information drawn from external sources, although this information comes from sources deemed reliable.

When simulated past performance or past performance are presented, the relevant data pertaining to past periods are not a reliable indicator of future results. This applies even to the evolution of historical market data. When simulations of future performance are presented, the data for these performances are only predictions and are not a reliable indicator of future performance of the product. In addition, when past performance or simulated past or future performance are based on data expressed in a currency other than that of the State of the investor, the potential gains can increase or decrease based on changes exchange rate. Finally, when past performance or simulated performance (whether past or future) are presented, any gain can also be reduced by the effect of commissions, fees or other charges incurred by the investor.

Societe Generale accepts no liability for losses or damages which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any visitor to the website or other person who obtains access to the material on the website.

Any person wishing to obtain any of the products or services displayed herein is requested to contact Societe Generale to obtain the regulatory information document (where applicable), and any other relevant information on the availability, terms and conditions, and prices.

Products and services subscription 
Where appropriate, any kind of request for subscription of a product or service offered by Societe Generale requires the acceptance of Societe Generale and implies the subscriber’s acceptance to the applicable terms and conditions, and prices.

Intellectual Property
This entire website is governed by French and international legislation on copyright, trademark and database law and intellectual property in general, both as they are applicable to its form (editorial choices, layout, topics, means for accessing data, display, etc.), and to its content (text, images, video, etc.).

Any reproduction, representation, diffusion or re-diffusion, in whole or in part, of the contents of this website on any medium or by any means whatsoever (including, but not limited to, caching, framing), as well as any sale, resale, retransmission or any other act tending to make such contents available to any third party in any manner whatsoever shall be prohibited, except preliminary written authorization of the publication manager. Failure to comply with these restrictions shall constitute a forgery engaging the civil and criminal liability of the forger.

This website is protected by one of the highest levels of technical security, and it is under permanent monitoring. The algorithms and mechanisms, used to protect your communications with Societe Generale and the information that pertains you, comply with the French regulations in effect.