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This website is issued, hosted and published by Societe Generale S.A, Frankfurt Branch. Societe Generale S.A, Frankfurt Branch is a dependent branch of Societe Generale regulated in accordance with section 53b of the German Banking Act (“Kreditwesengesetz”, KWG). 
Registered Office of Societe Generale S.A., Frankfurt Branch 
Neue Mainzer Straße 46-50
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Registergericht Frankfurt am Main - HRB 37465

Registered Office of Societe Generale: 29 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France

Société Anonyme with a capital stock of € 1 009 897 173, 75 as of December 11th, 2017

Paris Trade Register No. 552 120 222                                                            

APE No.: 651C

VAT No: FR 27 552 120 222

Publication Manager: Mr. Frédéric OUDÉA, Chief Executive Officer

Editorial Manager: Daniela Palleschi

Contact: list.de-mark-b2b@sgcib.com

Societe Generale S.A, Frankfurt Branch” and “Societe Generale” are referred to together as Societe Generale.

This website is governed by German law.

Professional regulations

Societe Generale is a licensed French credit institution supervised by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution, (“ACPR”: 4 place de Budapest CS 92459 75436 Paris Cedex 09), controlled by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (“AMF”) and under the prudential supervision of the European Central Bank (ECB). In accordance to the provision of French Code Monétaire et Financier (Monetary and Financial Code), Société Générale, as a credit institution licensed for the provision of investment services, is authorized to carry out all banking operations and provide all investment services except for the investment service of the operation of a multilateral trading facility (“MTF”) or an organized trading facility (“OTF”).

Content of this website

Societe Generale shall make its best efforts to ensure that the information displayed on this website is accurate and up-to-date. Société Générale reserves its right to amend the content of this website at any time, without prior notice. However, Société Générale is not able to guarantee that the information herein is complete or that it will not be modified by a third party (malware). Societe Generale shall not be held liable for any difficulty or impossibility to access the website due to an internet connection problem.

Société Générale 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 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.

Société Générale 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 information about Société Générale products or services is requested to contact Société Générale to obtain the regulatory information document (where applicable), and any other relevant information on the availability, terms and conditions, and prices.

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 information about Societe Generale products or services 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.

The products described within this website are not suitable for everyone. Investors' capital may be at risk. Investors should not deal in this a product unless they understand its nature and the extent of their exposure to risk. The value of the products can go down as well as up and can be subject to volatility due to factors such as price changes in the underlying instrument and interest rates.

Prior to any investment in any financial product, an investor should make his own appraisal of the risks from a legal, tax and accounting perspective, without relying exclusively on the information provided by Societe Generale, by consulting, if it necessary, independent professional advisors in these matters. Subject to compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, Societe Generale shall not be held responsible for the financial or other consequences that may arise from the investment in any financial product.

Recipients of this website who intend to subscribe for notes, warrants, certificates, preference shares, securities or other instruments are reminded that any such application may only be made on the basis of the information contained in the final terms or the pricing supplement of the relevant product and any amendments or supplements thereto (including the documents incorporated by reference therein), which may be different from the information contained in this website.

This website does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States and the securities will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the « Securities Act »). The securities may only be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred in an “offshore transaction” (as defined under Regulation S) to or for the account or benefit of a Permitted Transferee.  A “Permitted Transferee” means any person who (a) is not a U.S. person as defined in Rule 902(k)(1) of Regulation S and (b) is not a person who comes within any definition of U.S. person for the purposes of the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) or any rule of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC Rule), guidance or order proposed or issued under the CEA (for the avoidance of doubt, any person who is not a “Non-United States person” defined under CFTC Rule 4.7(a)(1)(iv), but excluding, for purposes of subsection (D) thereof, the exception for qualified eligible persons who are not “Non-United States persons,” shall be considered a U.S. person) and (c) is not a "U.S. Person" for purposes of the final rules implementing the credit risk retention requirements of Section 15G of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the U.S. Risk Retention Rules) (a Risk Retention U.S. Person).  The securities are available only to, and may only be legally or beneficially owned at any time, by Permitted Transferees.

Specific risks

Liquidity Risk: For certain products, except when Societe Generale undertakes to assure a secondary market, there is no liquid market on which these products can be easily traded, and this may have a material adverse effect on the price at which these products might be sold. Even where Societe Generale has proposed to assure a secondary market there will be certain circumstances which prevent them from doing so such as where the market of the underlying investment is suspended or not available, there is a failure in Societe Generale’s systems or there is an abnormal market.

Counterparty Risk: Any failure of the issuer to perform obligations when due may result in the loss of all or part of an investment. The issuer of each product mentioned on this website is detailed in the relevant product fact sheet.

Risk of volatility: Until the maturity date of the product, the marked-to-market value of such product may be subject to significant volatility due to, inter alia, the evolution of the price of the underlying instrument(s) and of the interest rates. In certain circumstances, the marked-to-market value of the product may be substantially lower than the amount initially invested.

Tax: The tax treatment of investments will depend on an individual’s circumstances. Any potential investor should ascertain for themselves the taxation consequences of acquiring, holding or disposing of products mentioned on this website by obtaining advice from his own independent professional advisor.

Product subscription and Investment services provision

In accordance with its legal and regulatory requirements (particularly under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”)), and depending on the type of financial instruments involved, Société Générale may be required to verify that the financial instruments are suitable or appropriate to client investment objectives, financial situation, knowledge and experience.

Any kind of request for subscription of a product or service offered by Société Générale requires the acceptance of Société Générale and implies the subscriber’s acceptance to the applicable terms and conditions, and prices.

The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. This information should not to be construed as a public offer, a solicitation from Societe Generale to the visitor of the website. 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.

Warning for non-resident persons (non-resident in Germany)

The access to the information and products on this website could be subject to restriction for certain persons or countries other than Germany. 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.

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”).

Intellectual Property

This entire website is governed by German 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, 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.

Only the paper reproduction is authorized under conditions of a use in strictly personal purposes, a respect for the integrity of the reproduced documents, or in short quotation with clear and readable mention of the source, for example under the following form "Extracts from the site https://de.solutions.sgcib.com. All rights reserved Société Générale group. "

The trademarks quoted on the site are protected: their reproduction or use is forbidden.

Hypertext links: Société Générale shall not be liable for the hypertext links towards other websites, and particularly for the contents of the linked websites.

Société Générale shall not be liable for the hypertext links towards this website.

Personal data

We process all personal data on the basis of the German data protection regulation (DS-GVO) and the BDSG (neu). Information on data protection, the handling of your personal data and your data protection rights can be found below under the menu point "Data Policy".

Cookies

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Safety

This website is protected by a high level of technical security, and it is under permanent monitoring. The algorithms and mechanisms, used to protect your communications with Société Générale and the information that pertains you, comply with the German regulations in effect.

 

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