Terms & Conditions

Last updated: September, 2020

EMEA's website, www.mizuhogroup.com/emea (the “Site”) is operated by Mizuho International plc and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., each with registered office address at Mizuho House, 30 Old Bailey, London, EC4M 7AU.

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Mizuho International plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority and is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

References to "Mizuho", "we", "us" or "our" are references to either Mizuho International plc and/or Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (as the context requires) and the entities we own or control.

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Site:

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General disclaimer

The Site is subject to periodic update and revision. Site materials should only be considered current as of the date of initial publication appearing thereon, without regard to the date on which you may access the information.

Mizuho hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, express, statutory or implied, regarding the Site and Site materials and any results to be obtained from the use of the Site, including but not limited to all warranties arising from course of performance, course of dealing and usage of trade or their equivalents under the law of any jurisdiction. Mizuho does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, suitability, completeness or availability of the Site or the information or results obtained from use of the Site, or that the Site or the Site materials or results will be free from error, including any viruses, bugs or other harmful components.

Under no circumstances and under no theory of law, tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, shall Mizuho be liable to anyone for any damages resulting from access or use of or inability to access or use this Site regardless of whether they are direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character, including damages for trading losses or lost profits, or for any claim or demand by any third party, even if Mizuho knew or had reason to know of the possibility of such damages, claim or demand.

Mizuho provides no advice regarding the suitability or profitability of any investment or transaction entered into by means of, or following review of, the Site. Website content has been prepared for informational purposes only without regard to any particular user's investment objectives, financial situation, or means, and Mizuho is not soliciting any action based upon it. The information on the Site may not be up to date for investment purposes. No investment decision should be entered into on the basis of, and no reliance should be placed on, the information on the Site. The Site is not to be construed as an advice or a recommendation; or an offer to buy or sell; or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security, financial product, or instrument; or to participate in any particular trading strategy in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation, or trading strategy would be illegal. Mizuho accepts no liability for site materials and for any transactions entered into through the Site. Client relationship will only be established after appropriate client opening procedure has been completed.

Past performance should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of future performance, and no representation or warranty, express or implied is made regarding future performance. Opinions and estimates reflect a judgment at original date of publication by Mizuho, and are subject to change. The value and income of any securities or financial instruments mentioned on the Mizuho website can fall as well as rise. Foreign currency denominated securities and financial instruments are subject to fluctuations in exchange rates that may have a positive or adverse effect on the value, price or income of such securities or financial instruments.

Some investments, for example, structured securities, are complex instruments, typically involve a high degree of risk and are intended for sale only to sophisticated investors who are capable of understanding and assuming the risks involved. The market value of any investments, such as structured securities, may be affected by changes in economic, financial and political factors (including, but not limited to, spot and forward interest and exchange rates), time to maturity, market conditions and volatility and the credit quality of any issuer or reference issuer. Any users interested in purchasing an investment product should conduct its own investigation and analysis of the product and consult with its own professional advisers as to the risks involved in making such a purchase. Only investors with sufficient knowledge and experience, in relevant financial and business matters, to evaluate the applicable merits and risks should consider an investment in the securities mentioned in the website. Furthermore, when making an investment decision in a new issue you should rely solely on the related offering circular.

The information on the website is not intended for persons who are retail clients within the meaning of the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority or for persons who are restricted in accordance with US, Japanese or other applicable securities laws.

Users shall use any information made available by the Site as to the prices or other terms on which Mizuho may execute transactions solely for the purposes of: (i) determining whether to execute such transactions; and (ii) settling those transaction, and shall not disclose or disseminate any such information or any other information made available by the Site to any person other than Mizuho except (a) as is required by applicable law; or (b) with the prior written consent of Mizuho.

The Site may contain links to or from other websites or pages which may contain material that has been supplied by independent parties not associated with Mizuho.

Following links to or from any other websites or pages shall be at the user’s risk and Mizuho accepts no responsibility for material provided on any such website or page; and any opinions or recommendations expressed on such other sites or pages are not opinions or recommendations of Mizuho.

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