TERMS & CONDITIONS
PART I – OPENING PROVISIONS
1 Parties To This Customer Agreement
1.1 This Agreement is executed by and between Silver Crow Partners LP, (the “Company”), address (Suite 2 5 St Vincent Street, Edinburgh, Scotland Uk, EH3 6SW) and the Client, a physical or legal person, (the “Client”).
1.2 Clearing and billing services are done by Silver Crow Partners LP(Suite 2 5 St Vincent Street, Edinburgh, Scotland Uk, EH3 6SW)
1.3 SILVER CROW PARTNERS LP address Suite 2 5 St Vincent Street, Edinburgh, Scotland UK is delivering the services to the cardholder on behalf of SILVER GULF LIMITED address Trust Company complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands MH96960.When providing and giving access to forex services via the aswaq.today, SILVER CROW PARTNERS LP undertakes to act honestly, fairly and professionally in accordance with the best interests of its clients. Subject to the T&C, SILVER CROW PARTNERS LP is and will remain fully liable to the clients for any and all claims, losses, cost and damages for the services rendered via the aswaq.today.
2 Effect Of The Agreement
2.1 This Customer Agreement takes effect when you accept it online on our Website and when we confirm to you in writing and/or electronic means that your Account has been opened and we accepted you as our Client.
2.2 By continuing to place orders with us, you agree to continue to be bound by this Customer Agreement, which supersedes all other Agreements and terms of business which may previously have been in place between us.
2.3 We shall not be required and may be unable under regulatory rules to accept you as a Client until all Know-Your-Client and Anti-Money-Laundry documentation we require has been received by us and we reserve the right that until we have received all such documentation, properly completed by you, your account will not be enabled for trading.
3 Scope of Services
3.1 From the date on which your Account is activated we will, as authorized by our Regulator:
(a) Receive and transmit orders for you in Financial Instruments,
(b) Provide foreign currency services provided they are associated with the provision of the Investment
Service of Section 3.1 (a) herein,
(c) Provide for safekeeping and administration of financial instruments for the account of Clients, including custodianship and related services such as cash/collateral management,
(d) Investment research and financial analysis or other forms of general recommendations relating to transactions in financial instruments.
3.2 You acknowledge that our Services do not include the provision of investment advice. Any investment information as may be announced by the Company to you does not constitute investment advice but merely aims to assist you in investment decision making. It is also understood and accepted that we shall bear absolutely no responsibility, regardless of the circumstances, for any such investment strategy, transaction, investment or information.
3.3 We will not advise you about the merits of a particular Transaction and you alone will make trading and other decisions based on your own judgment for which you may wish to seek independent advice before entering into. In asking us to enter into any Transaction, you represent that you have been solely responsible for making your own independent appraisal and investigation into the risks of the Transaction. You represent that you have sufficient knowledge, market sophistication, professional advice and experience to make your own evaluation of the merits and risks of any Transaction.
3.4 We are obliged under applicable regulations to obtain information about your knowledge and experience in the investment field so that we can assess whether the service or product envisaged is appropriate for you. We shall assume that information about your knowledge and experience provided from you to us is accurate and we will have no responsibility to you if such information changes or becomes inaccurate unless you have informed us of such changes.By continuing to receive the services of iSignals GmbH you continue to agree to their terms and conditions.
3.5 The Company may offer the Client a free subscription for receiving trading signals. By accepting to receive the trading signals, the Client agrees and consents to the terms and conditions of iSignals GmbH as can be found on their website at www.alliancesignals.com. It is understood and accepted that we shall bear absolutely no responsibility regardless of the circumstances for any such trading signals of failings thereof.By continuing to receive the services of Autochartist you continue to agree to their terms and conditions.
3.6 The Company may offer the Client a free subscription for using Autochartist. By accepting to use Autochartist, the Client agrees and consents to the terms and conditions of Autochartist Limited as can be found on their website at www.autochartist.com. It is understood and accepted that we shall bear absolutely no responsibility regardless of the circumstances for any such services offered or failure thereof.
3.7 We may, from time to time in our absolute discretion, withdraw the whole or any part of the Services on a temporary or permanent basis.
4 Client Consents
4.1 You agree and understand that you will not be entitled to delivery of, or be required to deliver, the Underlying of the Financial Instrument, nor ownership thereof or any other interest therein.
4.2 You agree and understand that no interest shall be due on the money we hold in your Account.
4.3 You agree and understand that we will affect any Transactions with you as an agent. Thus we will be transmitting your Orders for execution to another broker(s), and such broker(s) may be transmitting the orders received by us to other liquidity providers. These broker(s) are not necessarily operating in a regulated market.We are receiving set prices for the financial instruments you can trade on our platform and have no means of amending or requiting them.
4.4 You agree and understand that CFDs trading is not done in a regulated market.
4.5 You solemnly declare that you have carefully read and fully understood the entire text of the Customer Agreement herein with which you fully and unreservedly agree.
4.6 You solemnly declare that you have read, understood found satisfactory and accept as an integral part of this Customer Agreement the following information provided on our Website:
a) Risk Warnings and Risk Disclosures, and
b) Trading Conditions
4.7 You specifically consent to the provision of the information of Section 4.6 by means of our Website.
4.8 You confirm that you have regular access to the internet and consent to us providing you with information, including, without limitation, information about amendments to our Customer Agreement, costs, fees, policies and information about the nature and risks of investments by posting such information on our Website.
4.9 You acknowledge that a variation which is made to reflect a change of law or regulation may, if necessary, take effect immediately without prior notice. We may vary this Customer Agreement at any time and it remains solely your responsibility to stay informed about any changes. The latest version of our Customer Agreement is available for access on our Website.
4.10 Your trading account must be established for trading purposes only. The Company is not a bank, nor does it keep deposits as a bank. We keep deposits only to maintain margins supporting the trading account and trading activities.
5 Risk Warning
5.1 You unreservedly acknowledge and accept that:
a) You run a great risk of incurring losses and damages as a result of trading in CFDs and/or Financial Instruments and accept and declare that you are willing to undertake this risk. The damages may include loss of all your money and also any additional commissions and other expenses,
b) CFDs and/or Financial Instruments carry a high degree of risk. The gearing or leverage obtainable in CFDs and/or Financial Instruments trading means that a small deposit or down payment can lead to large losses as well as gains. It also means that a relatively small movement can lead to a proportionately larger movement in the value of your investment and this can work against you as well as for you. CFDs and/or Financial Instruments Transactions have a contingent liability and you should be aware of the implications of this in particular the margining requirements,
c) When trading in CFDs and/or Financial Instruments you are trading on the outcome of the price of an Underlying and that trading does not occur on a regulated market but over-the-counter (OTC),
d) Before deciding to trade on margin you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite,
e) You have chosen the particular type of service and financial instrument, taking your total financial circumstances into consideration which you consider reasonable under such circumstances, and
f) There are risks associated with use of online deal execution and trading systems including, but not limited to, software and hardware failure and internet disconnection. The Company is not responsible for such losses or failures.
5.2 The Company shall not be responsible for any loss arising from any investment based on any recommendation, forecast or other information provided. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained on this Website are provided as general market commentary, and do not constitute investment advice. The Company will not accept liability for any loss or damage, including without limitation to, any loss of profit, which may arise directly or indirectly from use of or reliance on such information.
5.3 The contents of any report provided should not be construed as an express or implied promise, as a guarantee or implication that Clients will profit from the strategies herein, or as a guarantee that losses in connection therewith can, or will be limited.
5.4 Trades in accordance with the recommendations in an analysis, especially leveraged investments can be very speculative and may result in profits, as well as losses, especially if the conditions mentioned in the analysis do not occur as anticipated.
5.5 In case of any fault in pricing process, typing errors, entering errors and quoting errors through the electronic trading system and/or phone, the Company has full right to make any necessary modifications to the investor's trading account in which the mistake took place. 5.6 If you do not understand the risks involved in trading foreign exchange or leveraged Financial Instruments, please do not trade.
6.1 You agree that we shall not be liable for any consequential, indirect, incidental or special loss (including loss of profits and trading losses) that result from your use of the Services even if you have advised us of the possibility of such loss. Consequential loss includes pure economic loss, loss of profit, loss of business and likely loss whether direct or indirect.
6.2 Otherwise than through our negligence or wilful default, we will not be liable for any losses, damages or claims that result directly or indirectly from any person obtaining any access data that we have issued to you prior to you reporting to us the misuse of your access data.
6.3 We will not be liable to you for any losses, damages or claims which result directly or indirectly from any research which you rely on in making an Order whether published by us or not.
6.4 We will not be liable to you for any losses, damages or claims, which result directly or indirectly from a delay transmitting any Order.
6.5 We will not be liable to you for any losses, damages or claims, which result directly or indirectly from any changes in the rates of tax.
6.6 We will not be liable for any losses, damages or claims which result directly or indirectly if we fail to receive any documents sent in respect of your Account or any funds held on your behalf, or if you fail to receive any such documentation which we may forward to you.
6.7 Nothing in this Customer Agreement shall be taken to restrict or exclude any duty or liability which we may owe you under the Regulations.
6.8 You agree to indemnify us against any loss, liability, cost, claim, action, demand or expense incurred or made against us in connection with the proper performance of your obligations under this Customer Agreement except where that loss, liability, cost, claim, action, demand or expense arises from our negligence, fraud or wilful default or that of our employees.
6.9 Our failure to seek redress for violations, or to insist upon strict performance, of any condition or provision of this Customer Agreement or our failure to exercise any right or remedy to which we are entitled under this Customer Agreement, shall not constitute an implied waiver thereof. PART II - FUNDS
7 Client Money
7.1 Unless otherwise agreed with you in writing, we will deal with any funds that we hold on your Account in accordance with the Regulators Client Money Rules. All amounts handed over by the Client to the Company or which the Company holds on behalf of the Client, for the provision of Investment Services, shall be held in the name of the Client and/or in the name of the Company on behalf of the
Client in an account. This means that your funds will be segregated from our own money and cannot be used in the course of our business.
7.2 We may hold your money and the money of other Clients in the same bank account (omnibus account).
7.3 We may pass money received from you to any of our affiliated companies or a third party (e.g. a bank, a market, merchant, e-wallet, intermediate broker, OTC counterparty or clearing house) to hold or control in order to effect a Transaction through or with that person or to satisfy your obligation to provide collateral (e.g. initial margin requirement) in respect of a Transaction. We have no responsibility for any acts or omissions of any third party to whom we pass money received from you. The third party to whom we pass money may hold it in an omnibus account and it may not be possible to separate it from our money, or the third party's money. In the event of the insolvency or any other analogous proceedings in relation to that third party, we will only have an unsecured claim against the third party on behalf of you and our other Clients, and you will be exposed to the risk that the money received by us from the third party is insufficient to satisfy the claims of you and all other Clients with claims in respect of the relevant account. It is also understood that the Company accepts no responsibility for any funds not deposited directly into the Company's bank accounts.
7.4 We shall not pay you interest on Client money and we may deposit your money in overnight deposits and we will be allowed to keep any interest.
7.5 We may hold your Client money on your behalf outside Anguilla. The legal and regulatory regime applying to any such bank or person will be different from that of Anguilla and in the event of the insolvency or any other analogous proceedings in relation to that bank or person, your money may be treated differently from the treatment which would apply if the money was held with a bank in an account in Anguilla. We will not be liable for the insolvency, acts or omissions of any third party referred to in this paragraph.
7.6 We may deposit your money with a depository who may have a security interest, lien or right of set-off in relation to that money.
7.7 Upon signing the Customer Agreement, the Client authorizes the Company to make any deposits and withdrawals from the Bank Account on its behalf including, without prejudice to the generality of the above, withdrawals for the settlement of all transactions undertaken under the Customer Agreement and all amounts which are payable by or on behalf of the Client to the Company or any other person.
7.8 The Company may, at its discretion, from time to time and without the Client's authorization, set-off any amounts held on behalf and/or to the credit of the Client against the Client's obligation to the Company or its Broker(s). Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Company and the Client, this
Agreement shall not give rise to rights or credit facilities.
8 Funding and Withdrawals of the Clients Account
8.1 You may fund your Account by credit or debit card, wire transfers or SEPA transfers, e-wallets or other similar methods of money transfer acceptable by the Company or any of its affiliated companies from time to time in its absolute discretion. We do not guarantee that all the transfer methods are available to be used in your country.
8.2 The minimum initial deposit so as to start trading is described in the ‘Accounts’ section of our Website. At our discretion we can allow you to start trading if you have transferred fewer funds than the minimal initial deposit.
8.3 The Client may request to withdraw funds deposited to the Account as per the procedure described and subject to delivering to us the documents listed on the Company Website under “Withdrawal guide”. If your withdrawal request is made to us without meeting all requirements, the Company reserves itself absolute discretion to execute this withdrawal request until all legal requirements are met. All expenses for transfers of funds from or to the Originating Account/Card shall be borne by the Client.
8.4 The Client may withdraw funds deposited to his Account and/or profit gained through trading transactions from his Accounts only to the relevant account or card from which he had used to fund his Account (such account to be called “Originating Account/Card”. Transfers (withdrawals) of funds to accounts/cards other than the Originating Account/Card is allowed at the Company's absolute discretion and provided the Company is satisfied that there is a reasonable justification for transmitting the funds to a different account.
8.5 The Client is fully responsible for the payments details given to the Company and the Company accepts no responsibility for the Client's funds, if the details provided by the Client are wrong.
8.6 The Company will effect withdrawals of Client funds only when the identity of the Client is verified by the valid Know-Your-Client and Anti-Money-Laundry documentation.
8.7 We shall make any payments due to you in such a manner as we deem appropriate in the circumstances.
8.8 The Company offers several bonus promotions from time to time which Clients are free to join. Subject to joining bonus promotions, the following conditions shall apply unless otherwise stipulated in the respective bonus promotion:
(a) Subject to the deposit method, bonuses receive instant or managers’ approval. Bonuses subject to managers’ approval will only be visible in your bonus wallet once approved.
(b) Some bonus promotions might include a time window for which new deposits are eligible to receive a bonus and shall accordingly be announced in the terms of the respective promotion. In case no specific time window is stipulated, all deposit requests have to be received within the first 24 hours the first deposit was approved under the respective bonus promotion to be eligible for a bonus.
(c) The respective bonus promotion shall indicate the bonus to be granted with each approved deposit. In case no specific terms are issued, the bonus shall be 30%.
(d) The required trading volume is based on the cumulative bonus amount and updated each time a bonus is issued.
(e) Your bonus will be automatically released to your account balance when your leveraged trading volume reaches a specified multiplier on the granted bonus. In case the respective bonus promotion does not stipulate different terms, this multiplier shall be USD 10,000 within a period of 60 days. For example, if you have a bonus of USD 300, you need to trade a total volume of USD 4,500,000 for it to be released. If you are subsequently granted another bonus of USD 200, your required trading volume will be USD 7,500,000 to release all bonus funds.
(f) When the bonus is released, it will be automatically credited to your account balance and can be withdrawn immediately.
(g) Bonus funds cannot be used for trading until they are added to your account balance.
(h) The bonus wallet cannot exceed USD 10,000 unless otherwise stipulated in the respective bonus promotion.
(i) Deposited funds (excluding the bonus) can be withdrawn at any time.
(j) The Company reserves its right to amend and/or cancel the conditions of its bonus promotions at any time and it shall be the responsibility of the Client to update himself accordingly. By continuing to participate in the bonus promotions you agree to their terms and conditions.
9 Margins and Collateral Payment
9.1 During the lifetime of any Financial Instrument, we, in our absolute discretion, reserve the right to review and adjust the percentage of funding required or the rates at which interest is calculated on such Financial Instrument, with or without notice to you, especially in, but not limited to, volatile market conditions. Positions that are open overnight may be adjusted to reflect the cost of carrying the position over. Details of such adjustments are available on our Website.
9.2 Where we effect or arrange a Transaction involving a CFD you should note that, depending upon the nature of the Transaction, you may be liable to make further payments when the Transaction fails to be completed or upon the earlier of the transaction settlement or closing out of your position. You will be required to make further variable payments by way of margin against the purchase price of the Financial Instrument, instead of paying (or receiving) the whole purchase (or sale) price immediately. The movement in the market price of your investment will affect the amount of margin payment you will be required to make. We will monitor your margin requirements on a daily basis and we will inform you as soon as it is reasonably practicable of the amount of any margin payment required under this clause.
9.3 You agree to pay us on demand such sums by way of margin as are required from time to time or as we may in our discretion reasonably require for the purpose of protecting ourselves against loss or risk of loss on present, future or contemplated transactions under this Customer Agreement.
9.4 Unless otherwise agreed, margin must be paid in cash. Cash margin is paid to us as an outright transfer of funds and you will not retain any interest in it. Cash margin received by us will be recorded by us as a cash repayment obligation owed by us to you.
9.5 In addition and without prejudice to any rights to which we may be entitled under this Customer Agreement or any Regulations, we shall have a general lien on all funds held by us or our Nominees on your behalf until the satisfaction your obligations.
9.6 We shall have the right, in addition to any other rights we may have under this Customer Agreement, or under the law in general, to close, cancel and or limit the size of your open positions (new or gross) and to refuse to establish new positions. Situations where we may exercise such right include, but are not limited to, where:
a) We consider that there are abnormal trading conditions,
b) We consider there to have been abusive trading strategies transmitted to us, or
c) Your account has reached Stop Out level.
9.7 At margin levels of less than 25% of your equity, we have a discretionary right to begin closing positions immediately and without notice. Individual Stop Out levels are set at 25% and we reserve the right to close all or any of your Open Positions below Stop Out level immediately and without notice solely in our discretion. The provisions of this paragraph are applicable to all Clients.
9.8 For deals entered using the MT4 online trading platform, we have a discretionary right to issue margin calls when the margin level is below 50%. Deals will be closed automatically and without any further notice when the margin level falls below 20%.
9.9 It is in the Company’s discretion to close any open deals after an inactivity period of 90 days of such deals. Hedging positions may incur an administration fee of 0.1% of the complete volume (deal plus hedge position) in US-Dollars per day and we retain the right to close any hedged positions after
21 days without any further notice.
9.10 We shall be entitled to retain monies which are required to cover adverse positions, initial margin, variation margin, any uncleared funds, realized losses and any and all other amounts payable to us under this Customer Agreement.
9.11 Whenever we conduct currency conversions, we will do so at such reasonable rate of exchange as we shall select.
PART III - TRADING
10 Online Trading System And Website Access
10.1 When your account is enabled for trading, you are entitled to use your Access Codes within our Online Trading System in order to be able to transmit orders for the purchase or sale of Financial Instruments through us through your compatible personal computer connected to the internet on our
Online Trading System.
10.2 You will not proceed and avoid proceeding in any action that could probably allow the irregular or unauthorized access or use of our Online Trading System. You accept and understand that we reserve the right, at our discretion, to terminate or limit your access to our Online Trading System or part of if we suspect that you allow such use of our Online Trading System.
10.3 When using our Website and/or Online Trading System you will not, whether by act or omission, do anything that will or may violate the integrity of our computer system or cause such system to malfunction. You are solely responsible for providing and maintaining the equipment necessary to access and use our Website and/or Online Trading System.
10.4 You acknowledge that the internet may be subject to events which may affect your access to our Website and/or Online Trading System including but not limited to interruptions or transmission blackouts. We are not responsible for any damages or losses resulting from such events which are beyond our control or for any other losses, costs, liabilities, or expenses (including without limitation, loss of profit) which may result from your inability to access our Website and/or Online Trading System or delay or failure in sending Orders.
10.5 We are not an Internet Service Provider and cannot be responsible for not fulfilling any obligations under this Customer Agreement because of internet connection failures or public electricity network failures or hacker attacks.
10.6 We shall not be held responsible in the case of delays or other errors caused during the transmission of orders and/or messages via computer. We shall not be held responsible for information received via computer or for any loss which you may incur in case this information is inaccurate.
10.7 You are permitted to store, display, analyze, modify, reformat and print the information made available to you through the Website and/or Online Trading System. You are not permitted to publish, transmit, or otherwise reproduce that information, in whole or in part, in any format to any third party without our express written consent. You must not alter, obscure or remove any copyright, trademark or any other notices that are provided in connection with the information. You represent and warrant that you will not use the Website and/or Online Trading System in contravention of this Customer Agreement, that you will use the Website and/or Online Trading System only for the benefit of your Account and not on behalf of any other person, and that, with the exception of a web browser and other applications specifically approved by us, you will not use (or allow another person to use) any software, program, application or other device, directly or indirectly, to access or obtain information through the Website and/or Online Trading System or automate the process of accessing or obtaining such information.
10.8 Our operation time for trading is from 17:05 Sunday to 16:59 Friday New York time (EST) which is equivalent to 00:05 to 23:59 server time, Monday to Friday, except the 25th of December and the 1st of January. During the day light saving time our operation and server time is adjusted according to the New York time (EST).
10.9 You agree to keep secret and not to disclose any Access Data to any person other than an individual who has been expressly authorized to act on your behalf according to Section 16.
10.10 You should not write down your Access Codes. If you receive a written notification of your Access Codes, you must destroy the notification immediately.
10.11 You agree to notify us immediately if you know or suspect that your Access Data has or may have been disclosed to any unauthorised person. We will then take steps to prevent any further use of such Access Data and will issue you with a replacement Access Data. You will be unable to place any Orders until you receive the replacement Access Data.
10.12 You agree that you will co-operate with any investigation we may conduct into any misuse or suspected misuse of your Access Data.
10.13 You accept that you will be liable for all orders given through and under your Access Data and any such orders received by us will be considered as received by you. In cases where a third person is assigned as an authorized representative to act on your behalf, you will be responsible for all orders given through and under your representative's Access Data.
10.14 You acknowledge that we bear no responsibility if unauthorized third persons have access to information, including electronic addresses, electronic communication and personal data, when the above are transmitted between us or any other party, using the internet or other network communication facilities, post, telephone, or any other electronic means.
11 CFD's Trading Procedures & Orders
11.1 You or those persons you have notified to us in writing as authorized to give instructions and Orders on your Account may place Orders either via our Online Trading System or via phone, in the way specified in Section 11.2.
11.2 You can place new Orders via our Online Trading System by using your Access Codes, you can give instructions to liquidate your existing positions or to delete/modify pending orders via phone by using your name, username or user ID. Orders are accepted at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to refusal of accepting any Order. For accepted Orders, we will use commercially reason