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2. No offer, no advice
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The financial products mentioned on this site are not suitable for all investors. Prior to making investment decisions investors should conduct a thorough investigation and obtain all necessary professional advice for all issues, including your eligibility to make such investment in terms of the applicable law.
Nothing on this site constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a representation that any investment or strategy is suitable or appropriate for individual circumstances, or otherwise constitutes a personal recommendation for any specific investor. NS Partners recommends that investors independently assess, with a professional advisor, the specific financial risks as well as legal, regulatory, credit, tax and accounting consequences.
3. Local legal restrictions
The Content is not intended for use by or distribution to any individual or legal entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution, publication or use would be contrary to the law or regulatory provisions or in which entities of NS Partners do not hold the necessary registration or license. Individuals or legal entities in respect of whom such prohibitions apply, whether on grounds of their nationality, their place of residence or on other grounds, must not access or use the site.
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The information and opinions in the Site are descriptive of NS Partners as a whole and the products and services described may not be available to or suitable for all investors.
Any expressions of opinion, estimates and projections on the Site are those of the authors at the date of writing. They do not necessarily reflect the view of NS Partners and are subject to change at any time without prior warning. NS Partners and its contractual partners may discontinue, or make changes in, the information, data and documents, and the products or services described herein, at any time without prior notice. Any information marked with a date is published as of this date only and no obligation or responsibility is undertaken to update or amend any such information.
5. No liability
To the maximum extent permitted by current laws and/or regulations, NS Partners, including its directors, agents, employees, sub-contractors and its sales partners disclaim any and all liability for losses or damages (direct or indirect) of any kind whatsoever arising directly or indirectly as a result of (1) the Content, accuracy, completeness or otherwise of the Content or any links or third party Content; (2) any errors in or omissions from the Site; (3) use of or access to the Site; (4) any inability to access or use the Site for any reason.
To the full extent permitted by current laws and/or regulations, NS Partners shall not be liable for any (1) loss of profits or revenue or savings or other economic loss, (2) loss of business or goodwill, (3) loss of or damage to data, (4) incidental or special loss, (5) wasted or lost management time, or (6) indirect or consequential loss arising from use of or access to the Site, even if advised of the possibility of any such loss or damage or if such loss or damage was foreseeable.
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7. Material interests
Some of the entities of the NS Partners Group or its clients may hold a position in the financial instruments of any issuer discussed herein, or act as advisor to any such issuer.
The past is not an indication of the future performance of an investment. The value of investments may be subject to fluctuations and investors may not get back the amount invested. Changes in rates of foreign exchange may also cause the value of investments to go up or down.
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