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The information contained on the pages of this Site is subject to modification and update from time to time without notice. The Company does not guarantee or insure the accuracy, completeness, currency or authenticity of any Site content or functionality, or transmission of any Site content from the Site to you, and the Company is not obligated to modify, update or continue this Site.
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99 High Street,, 26th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
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You should not assume that the future performance of any specific investment, investment strategy (including the investments and/or investment strategies recommended and/or purchased by the Company), or product or service made reference to directly or indirectly on this Site, or indirectly via link to any unaffiliated third-party, will be profitable or equal to corresponding indicated performance levels. Past performance is not an indicator of future returns and references to performance on this Site are provided as historical benchmarks only. No person should assume that the information presented and/or made available on this Site serves as the receipt of, or a substitute for, personalized individual advice from the Company.
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In the event that any provision of these Terms shall, in whole or in part, be determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason, such determination shall affect only the portion of such provision determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void, and shall not affect in any way the remainder of such provision or any other provision of these Terms. The Company and User authorize a court or arbitrator to replace such an invalid, unenforceable or void provision with a valid provision which is as similar as possible in substance to the invalid, unenforceable or void provision. The Company's' failure to act with respect to a breach by User or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its choice of law provisions. In the event of any conflict between foreign laws, rules and regulations and those of the United States, the laws, rules and regulations of the United States shall govern. Users hereby consent to personal jurisdiction by the state and federal courts located in Boston Massachusetts. These Terms and any modifications hereto constitute the entire agreement between the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, as to such subject matter. Nothing contained in these Terms shall be deemed to constitute either party as the agent or representative of the other party, or both parties as joint ventures or partners for any purpose.
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CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE
To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS under Circular 230, the Company informs you that any U.S. Federal tax advice contained on this Site, including any Web sites owned, operated or sponsored by any of the Company's subsidiaries, unless otherwise specifically stated, was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (1) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (2) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any matters addressed herein.