Marshall Wace

Terms of Use

This website (http://www.mwam.com) is a website operated by Marshall Wace LLP (“Marshall Wace”). The information on the website is communicated by Marshall Wace both inside and outside the United Kingdom.

Marshall Wace LLP, whose registered address is George House, 131 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9AT, is authorised and regulated by Financial Conduct Authority. Further details about the regulatory environment can be found on the Financial Conduct Authority website at http://www.fca.org.uk.

This website does not constitute an offer or solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction to purchase or sell any investment. No information in this website should be construed as providing financial, investment or other professional advice. The information on this website is directed only at persons or entities in countries where such access and use of information contained herein is not contrary to local law or regulation. The content of this website has been approved and issued by Marshall Wace LLP for information purposes only.

The information and opinions on this Website do not constitute an investment recommendation, or other information recommending or suggesting an investment strategy.

This site and the information on it is neither directed at nor made available to retail clients. Any investment products or services described in the site are available only to persons who are professional clients (for the purposes of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU) (known as ‘AIFMD’); professional clients or eligible counterparties for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive 2014/65/EU) (known as ‘MiFID 2’); or as otherwise defined under applicable local regulations, and at whom this site and the information on it may lawfully be directed in any relevant jurisdiction. Persons who are not professional clients or eligible counterparties should not rely or act on the contents of this site. The definition of professional client under AIFMD can be found here and the definitions of professional client and eligible counterparty under MiFID 2 can be found here. Please contact us if you require any further information on your status.

Your use of this website

These terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”) set out the terms on which you may make use of this website and apply to every page of this website, whether or not these terms and conditions appear on each individual page. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before you start to use this website. By using this website, you have indicated that you accept these terms and conditions, that you agree to abide by them, and that you are a professional client. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please refrain from using this website.

You must NOT use this website (or permit or procure others to use it) as follows:

(A) for any unlawful, improper or illegal purpose or activity;

(B) to communicate or receive information that is obscene, indecent, pornographic, sadistic, cruel, or racist in content, of a sexually explicit or graphic nature, which promotes or incites discrimination, hatred or racism or which might be legally actionable for any reason;

(C) in a manner intended to threaten, harass, or intimidate;

(D) to violate Marshall Wace’s or any third party's copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property rights;

(E) to damage Marshall Wace’s name or reputation or that of Marshall Wace’s affiliated companies or any third parties;

(F) to penetrate Marshall Wace’s security measures or other entities' systems ("hacking");

(G) to introduce viruses, worms, harmful code and/or Trojan horses onto the internet or into this website or any other entity’s systems and it is your responsibility to ensure that whatever you download or select for your use from this website is free from such items;

(H) to post or transmit information that is defamatory, fraudulent or deceptive; and/or

(I) to transmit confidential or proprietary information, except solely at your own risk.

When using this website, you must comply with all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, including those related to data privacy, international communications and exportation of technical or personal data. It may be illegal to download the information contained on this website in certain countries and Marshall Wace and their affiliated companies disclaim all responsibility if you download any information from this website in breach of any law or regulation of the country in which you reside.

[Access to any restricted area of this website requires possession of a valid password and any person to whom a valid password issued has not been issued should not attempt to gain access to it. You must keep your password confidential. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your password. You accept full responsibility for any use of your password. Your right to use the website is subject to your agreement to abide by this Agreement in its entirety, as well as any other rules, procedures, policies, terms or conditions that govern all or any portion of the Site .]

Regulatory Disclosures

Marshall Wace conducts its business to meet the requirements of all appropriate regulatory authorities. Please click here to be directed to the section of this Site containing Marshall Wace's Regulatory Disclosures .

Intellectual Property Rights

The entire contents of this website are subject to copyright with all rights reserved. The copyright, trademarks and all similar rights of this website and the contents, including all information, graphics, code, text and design, are owned by Marshall Wace LLP (or its licensors).

You may download or print individual sections of the site for your personal use and information only provided that you ensure that all copyright notices and other proprietary notices are displayed on such downloaded or printed sections. You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link into or use for any public or commercial purpose the site without the prior written permission of Marshall Wace.

Nothing on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right in relation to any of our trademarks or those of our affiliated companies or any third party.

Your Personal Data

Any personal data that we collect and process about you in relation to your use of this website will be done in accordance with our Privacy Notice that can be found here. This includes details of how calls you make to us may be recorded in order for us to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies, which allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

No Warranty

To the extent permitted by law, this website, including information and materials contained in this website, text, graphics, software, links and other items are provided “as is,” “as available” and Marshall Wace does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, timeliness or availability of the information and data contained in this website, and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in this website. To the extent permitted by law, there is no warranty of merchantability, no warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, no warranty of non-infringement, no warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, in conjunction with this website.

Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, in no event will Marshall Wace be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising in connection with this website or use or misuse thereof or the inability by any party to use such website, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if Marshall Wace, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses.

The internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium and neither we nor any of our affiliates accept any liability for any data transmission errors such as data loss or damage or alteration of any kind or for the security or confidentiality of information transmitted across the internet to or from us or any of our affiliates. Any such transmission of information is entirely at your own risk.

Nothing in these terms of and conditions shall exclude or restrict any duty or liability that Marshall Wace LLP may have to any client under the regulatory system (as defined in the FCA Rules).

Right to Deny Access

Marshall Wace reserves the right to deny you access to our site, or immediately to suspend or terminate your access to our site, or to disable any user name or password (whether chosen by you or allocated by us) at any time (in our sole discretion).

Indemnity

As a condition of your use of this website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Marshall Wace and its affiliates, and the partners and employees of Marshall Wace and its affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, claims, damages, losses or expenses, including legal fees and expenses, (together, "Losses") arising out of your access to or use of this website, save to the extent that Marshall Wace may not exclude or limit its own liability for such Losses pursuant to applicable laws or regulations.

Third Party Websites

You may leave the Marshall Wace website when you access certain links on this website. In so doing, you may be proceeding to the site of an organisation that is not regulated under the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Marshall Wace has not examined any of these websites and does not assume any responsibility for the contents of such websites nor the services, products or items offered through such websites .

Law and Variation

This website is established in England by Marshall Wace in accordance with and shall be governed by, and your browsing in and use of this website shall be deemed acceptance of, the laws of England and Wales. A condition of using this website is that in the event of any dispute or proceeding you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts and waive any objection to proceedings in such courts on the grounds of venue or on the grounds that the proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum.

If any specific term or condition of these Terms of Use is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, that determination shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use. Headings used in these Terms of Use are for convenience, are not substantive and shall not be used to interpret or construe any of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use. When used in these Terms of Use the words ‘includes’, and ‘including’ shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase ‘without limitation’.

Marshall Wace may revise these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes Marshall Wace makes, as they are binding on you.

Each time you use this website, a condition of use is that you comply with the above terms.

If you are unsure about the meaning of any information provided, please consult your financial or other professional adviser.

If you have any enquiries in relation to our site or the information on it, please contact privacy@mwam.com.

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Opinions expressed are subject to change at any time. The material is based upon information which is considered reliable, but no representation is made that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon.