Dear Customer

The Bank undertakes the following actions for the purpose of safekeeping of the funds delivered to the Bank within the scope of investment services:

Your funds (securities) are being kept on the current (securities) account opened with the Bank on your behalf which grants You the opportunity to receive reports on Your current (securities) account balance and other information on implemented operations - in accordance with internal procedures of the Bank.

Your funds kept with the Bank are guaranteed by “Deposit guarantee Fund” in accordance with the law "On Guarantee of remuneration of banking deposits of physical persons".

The Bank keeps segregated securities account for the Customer:

a) In the Central Bank of Armenia for armenian government securities.

b) In the Central depository of Armenia for armenian corporate securities (if the register of those securities is being kept in CDA).

c) In separate securities account at the Bank’s partner investment bank for foreign securities.

The Customer’s securities and funds as well as financial benefits resulting from management of the above mentioned assets must promptly be separated from the Bank’s own assets and returned to the Customer upon the first request of the Customer in case of bankruptcy or insolvency of the Bank. Moreover, obligations and liabilities of the Bank resulting from the deals executed on behalf of the Bank and at the expense of the Customer pass to the Customer.

Procedure on provision of comprehensive services to the customers in the Government securities’ market.(in Armenian)

Investment brokerage services

Our brokerage services are focused on buying and selling securities either on behalf - and under the direction - of our clients, or in our own name. We also offer a full range of associated services, including advice on mediation and litigation.

Our brokerage services include:

  • executing buy/sell orders of securities (including derivatives) and concluding securities deals (including repurchase agreements) on behalf and at the expense of the customer
  • borrowing and lending securities, as well as providing credit to purchase investments (“margin transactions”)
  • providing a full range of advisory and research services.

 

As a client of ArmSwissBank you will have an opportunity to invest in securities listed (quoted) in the following stock exchanges.

 

Further information on ArmSwissBank's brokerage services

 

ATTENTION: Brokerage service agreement will enter into force and become binding upon signing and shall be valid indefinitely.

The agreement can be unilaterally terminated by the customer notifying the Bank at least 10 days in advance. After terminating the agreement in a 3 day period the Bank has to return to customer or to his authorized representative all securities and monetary funds owned by customer.

In addition for making transactions according the requirements of orders the customer bears all the risks of the investments in securities. Bank will not compensate any losses if the losses are not caused as a result of improper conduct of the Bank.


Brokerage of services provided by”Central Depository of Armenia”

The Bank was granted by the status of Account Operator and a member of Regulated market accounting system from ”Central Depository of Armenia”, which allows Armswissbank to act as a broker for service provided by ”Central Depository of Armenia”.


Rules for securities registry maintenance done by the Depositary through mediation of the Bank(in Armenian)

Tariffs on securities registry maintenance and custodian services (in Armenian)

Rules for securities custodian services done by the Depositary through mediation of the Bank(in Armenian)


Custody services

As a custodian bank, we hold, manage and safeguard our clients' securities and other assets on their behalf. Our core custody services include:

  • registering the rights and obligations associated with the holding of securities
  • acting as a nominee holder of our clients' securities
  • opening and maintaining a safe and fully segregated custody account
  • providing information on our clients' securities
  • collecting dividends and interest.

 

Rules on custody operations (in Armenian)

Custody services contract sample (in Armenian)

Tariffs on custody services


Rules governing investment banking in Armenia

Rules of the Central Depository of Armenia

Rules of NASDAQ OMX Armenia*

 

For additional information, please contact us.

 

*ArmSwissBank is not responsible for the content of external websites or any decisions made on the basis on such content.

* In case of discrepancies between the published Armenian and English language information, the Armenian information prevails.