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Third Party Supplier Notices
In addition to the terms and conditions of any license agreement for MSCI information, services or products (“MSCI Products”) entered into with MSCI Inc. and/or its affiliates (“MSCI”) by customers (“Customer(s)”), each Customer must comply with the terms and conditions required by third party suppliers (“Supplier(s)”) regarding Customer’s use of Supplier content, data, software and other materials (“Materials”) within MSCI Products. Customers may also be required to pay additional fees associated with Supplier Materials. If a Customer does not comply with a Supplier’s terms, MSCI may be required to terminate the Customer’s access to that Supplier’s Materials, without any remedy to Customer. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth below, none of the additional terms and conditions of MSCI Suppliers shall supersede (nor shall MSCI waive) any MSCI proprietary and/or intellectual property rights in MSCI Products.
Additional terms and conditions required by MSCI’s Suppliers with respect to its Materials are provided in the expanders below. If Customer receives Materials from a Supplier not listed below via MSCI Products, additional terms and conditions related to such Materials may apply.
If a Customer is authorized to utilize certain computer software package(s) through MSCI’s systems (including RiskManager) or through authorized access via the Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc. (“AD&Co”) website or other interface provided by AD&Co containing one or more of the following proprietary models: (1) a Mortgage-Backed Securities Pool Level Prepayment Model for fixed, balloon, adjustable rate, and hybrid ARM mortgages that produces monthly prepayment forecasts for generic conventional, government, ALT-A and Jumbo Prime mortgages (2) an Enhanced Pool Level and Loan Level Prepayment Model for mortgage and asset-backed securities that produces monthly prepayment forecasts for mortgage, auto, manufactured housing and home equity loans, using enhanced pool level or loan level data (together and separately, “Models”) then the following terms are express conditions of Customer’s receipt and review of the Model:
All rights, title and interest in and to the Model are retained by AD&Co. The limited right conferred here is nontransferable and is revocable at will by AD&Co. Also:
- Access to the Model is provided to Customer on a confidential basis and is to be used and handled by Customer only to the limited extent necessary for its use through the MSCI system.
- Customer acknowledges and agrees that the Model and any documentation provided to Customer is the sole and exclusive property of AD&Co and all ownership interests in such property shall remain vested in AD&Co subject to AD&Co’s right to transfer, assign or license such rights, title, or interests.
- Customer acknowledges and agrees that the Model is a commercially valuable, proprietary, unpublished product of AD&Co, who are design and development experts and have invested considerable time and money to the development of the Model. The Model is based on substantial trade secrets of AD&Co, protected under federal and international copyright treaties.
- Customer agrees not to disclose or allow access to the Model to any individuals other than employees and agents having a need to know such information. Customer shall use its best efforts to protect the Model against any unauthorized or unlawful use, distribution, disclosure, dissemination, or copying. Customer shall not transfer, network, copy, decompile or reverse engineer the Model, or permit any other entity, employee or agent to transfer, network, copy, decompile or reverse engineer the Model. It is expressly agreed that Customer’s breach of these obligations will cause irreparable harm and that a remedy at law would be inadequate. Therefore, in addition to any and all remedies available at law or in equity, Customer agrees that AD&Co will be entitled to obtain an injunction in the event of any threatened or actual violation of such obligations. The terms of this provision shall survive the expiration of Customer’s agreement for the MSCI product, and shall continue in full force and effect for so long as Customer continues to use, possess, or have access to the Model, including any trade secrets embodied or reflected therein.
- Upon termination or expiration of the agreement for the MSCI Product, regardless of the reason, Customer must return to AD&Co or destroy all copies of the Model (including the underlying software, any upgrade and enhancements, and any documentation relating to the Model) in Customer’s possession, and in the possession of Customer’s affiliates, and Customer and its affiliates shall immediately cease all use of the Model.
- AD&CO MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CONDITION, SUITABILITY OR PERFORMANCE OF THE MODEL. AD&CO SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY TRAINING, OR INSTALLATION SERVICES, OR USE OF THE MODEL OR ITS OUTPUT IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH EVALUATION. Customer’s sole recourse in the event of any dissatisfaction with the Model is to stop using it and return it.
Whilst care has been taken on the production of Baltic Freight Market information, all such information is for general use and is not designed to be used for or relied upon for any specific purpose. There is no guarantee that the information will be published on any particular date or at all. The Baltic Exchange Information Services Limited will not accept any liability for any loss incurred in any way whatsoever by any person who seeks to rely on the information contained herein.
© The Baltic Exchange Information Services Limited 2020.
All copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in this material and information are owned by The Baltic Exchange Information Services Limited. Any form of copying, distribution, extraction or re-utilization of this information by any means, whether electronic (including distribution by email or reproduction on a website) or otherwise, is MSCI Products feature China Bond Yield Curves (“CCDC Products”). MSCI Products may also feature derived data that is based on data provided by CCDC. Any use by Customer of CCDC Products or data derived from CCDC Products requires that Customer sign the End User License Agreement with CCDC.
BLOOMBERG BARCLAYS INDICES
Customers of Bloomberg Barclays Indices data (“Indices”) agree that they shall not sell, republish, or transmit the Indices or any data in any form, by any means, to any other party, without the prior written consent of Bloomberg.
©Bloomberg Index Services Limited 2020. All rights reserved. The products associated with the Indices are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Bloomberg. Bloomberg do not make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in any such products or the advisability of investing in securities generally.
BLOOMBERG SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO CUSTOMER FOR THE QUALITY, ACCURACY AND/OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INDICES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN OR FOR INTERRUPTIONS IN THE DELIVERY OF THE INDICES. BLOOMBERG MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY CUSTOMER, OWNERS OF THE PRODUCTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INDICES OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FROM THE USE OF THE INDICES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN IN CONNECTION WITH THE RIGHTS LICENSED HEREUNDER OR FOR ANY OTHER USE. BLOOMBERG MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE WITH RESPET TO THE INDICES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN. BLOOMBERG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE INDICES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN.
BME MARKET DATA, S.A.
Customer shall only make internal use of the exchange data from BME Market Data, S.A. (“BMEMD”) supplied in MSCI Products. In no circumstances shall Customer be entitled to re-distribute it.
Customer shall not store, copy, reproduce, and/or otherwise use the BMEMD data supplied in any manner beyond the scope of usage offered inside MSCI Products authorized by BMEMD.
Customer acknowledges BMEMD’s intellectual and/or industrial property rights over the BMEMD data, as well as, where appropriate, any intellectual and/or industrial property rights over the BMEMD data held by third parties.
CHINA BOND (CCDC)
MSCI Products feature China Bond Yield Curves (“CCDC Products”). MSCI Products may also feature derived data that is based on data provided by CCDC. Any use by Customer of CCDC Products or data derived from CCDC Products requires that Customer sign the End User License Agreement with CCDC.
Please see China Bond (CCDC) for more details
DEUTSCHE BÖRSE AG (INCLUDING CERTAIN RELATED COMPANIES)
Where Customer receives Deutsche Börse AG exchange data as part of MSCI Products, Deutsche Börse AG is acknowledged as a source of exchange data. The following specific terms also apply:
Deutsche Börse Indices
The Deutsche Börse Indices and the data comprised therein (the “Index Data”) are the intellectual property (including registered trademarks) of Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt, Germany (“DBAG”) and/or its licensors (the “Licensors”). The use of the Index Data requires a license from DBAG. DBAG and the Licensors do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Index Data. In particular, the inclusion or deletion of a company in a DBAG Index does not in any way reflect an opinion of DBAG or the Licensors on the merits of that company. DBAG and the Licensors are not providing investment, tax or other professional advice through the publication of the Deutsche Börse Indices or in connection therewith.
The STOXX® Indices and the data comprised therein (the “Index Data”) are the intellectual property (including registered trademarks) of STOXX Limited, Zurich, Switzerland (“STOXX”) and/or its licensors (the “Licensors”). The use of the Index Data requires a license from STOXX. STOXX and the Licensors do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Index Data. In particular, that the inclusion of a company in a STOXX® Index does not in any way reflect an opinion of STOXX or the Licensors on the merits of that company. The Licensors and STOXX are not providing investment, tax or other professional advice through the publication of the STOXX® Indices or in connection therewith.
DTCC Solutions LLC
Each Customer’s use of DTCC Materials as part of MSCI Products is subject to the following:
- to receive and store the DTCC Materials solely for use as part of or in connection with or supportive to such Customer’s use of the MSCI Products and Customer will not decouple and will require others not to decouple the DTCC Materials from the MSCI Products for the purpose of independently using such DTCC Materials to enrich other products or services, to create derived data or for any other purpose;
- to use the DTCC Materials internally only and not to redistribute such DTCC Materials; provided however, such Customer may, in the ordinary course of its business, distribute on an ad hoc basis, “insubstantial” amounts of DTCC Materials externally in reports, presentations and other communications provided to Customers’ clients or prospects or in response to customer support questions, provided, that: (i) any such incorporated DTCC Materials is in a graphical format only for viewing and is not reproduced or republished in a format that would enable the client to copy, download or incorporate the DTCC Materials in a database of their own; (ii) such reports,presentations, graphs and other publications are only of a supportive nature to the Customer’s services; (iii) no charge is made for or in relation to the DTCC Materials; and (iv) Customer agrees and acknowledges that it shall assume full liability for any such redistribution of the DTCC Materials and will take reasonable steps to prevent its further redistribution. “Insubstantial” amounts of DTCC Materials means an amount (i) with no independent commercial value(ii) that cannot be used by any recipient as a substitute for the DTCC Materials or otherwise compete with DTTC’s distribution of the DTCC Materials; and (iii) which is based on an insignificant part of the DTCC Materials from which it was derived.
- the DTCC Materials are and shall remain the property of DTCC or its third-party providers;
- the DTCC Materials are provided “AS IS” without any guarantees, representations or warranties and agrees to a disclaimer of liability for the benefit of third party information providers on terms as protective as those stated in any related agreement;
- access to the DTCC Materials may be suspended or terminated by MSCI upon thirty (30) calendar days’ notice following a determination by MSCI or DTCC that Customer is in breach of any terms applicable to the Customer’s use of such DTCC Materials;
- access to and use of the DTCC Materials is conditional upon MSCI maintaining an agreement with DTCC and may be subject to immediate termination upon any termination of such agreement;
- DTCC is a third party beneficiary of the rights and obligations specified in sub-sections a)-g) above and may enforce such rights and obligations directly against Customer even though DTCC is not a party to the agreement between MSCI and Customer.
MSCI is permitted to reproduce the interest rate curves published by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and to provide the data in MSCI Products to Customers:
Copyright and source: EIOPA - European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority.
Important to note: The information provided can be obtained via EIOPA’s Website free of charge.
EUROPEAN MONEY MARKETS INSTITUTE (EURIBOR EBF)
Euribor and Eonia are registered trademarks of European Money Markets Institute (“EMMI”). All rights reserved. All use of the trademarks must indicate that the index is a registered trademark. For all commercial use of the registered trademarks it is recommended to obtain prior explicit approval from EMMI.
Euronext “Information” includes, without limitation, market data, quotations, indices, time stamps, prices, columns, news and other information, in respect of, amongst other things, the securities / bonds / commodities / futures contracts / options contracts and other instruments processed or traded on the Euronext exchanges. Generally:
- Customer is not allowed to distribute the Information to any of Customer’s group of companies without the prior written consent of Euronext
- Customer recognizes that Euronext owns the intellectual property rights in the Information
- Customer recognizes that the Information is provided subject to the terms of a separate agreement between MSCI and Euronext
- Customer recognizes the restrictions on third party redistribution of Information
- Custom may be required to provide information for auditing or compliance purposes in conjunction with Customer’s use of Information
- Customer is obligated to use the Information only for its own internal business use
Copyright eVestment Alliance, LLC ("eA"). All rights reserved. Any copying, republication, or redistribution of information, including by caching, framing, or similar means, may be prohibited without the prior written consent of eA. eA shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.
For FINRA data that is used for the calibration of certain analytics of the MSCI Group, such data is used with permission of FINRA. ©2020 FINRA. All rights reserved. FINRA is a registered trademark of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.
HKEX INFORMATION SERVICES LIMITED
HKEx INFORMATION SERVICES LIMITED, ITS HOLDING COMPANIES AND/OR ANY SUBSIDIARIES OF SUCH HOLDING COMPANIES ENDEAVOUR TO ENSURE THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BUT DO NOT GUARANTEE ITS ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY AND ACCEPT NO LIABILITY (WHETHER IN TORT OR CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM ANY INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS.
ICE Data ("ICE") and MSCI and Refinitiv (together the "Redistributors") may supply ICE Futures pricing and ICE LIBOR rates (“ICE Products”) via MSCI Products. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that none of ICE or the Redistributors:
- accept any responsibility or liability for the frequency of provision and accuracy of the ICE Products or any use made of the ICE Products by the Customer, whether or not arising from the negligence of any of ICE or the Redistributors; OR
- shall be liable for any loss of business or profits nor any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage resulting from any such irregularity, inaccuracy or use of the ICE Products.
Furthermore, Customer acknowledges ICE Products are property of the ICE and is prohibited from copying, dissemination, or using the ICE Products outside of the MSCI Products in which the ICE Products are supplied.
ICE DATA INDICES
ICE Data Indices, LLC and its affiliates (“ICE Data”) indices and related trademarks, are intellectual property licensed from ICE Data. The ICE Data indices and related information are for Customer’s internal use only and may not be referenced, published or distributed externally, either on their own or as part of a blended benchmark, without ICE Data’s prior written approval. ICE Data index constituent reference and pricing data can only be used internally for purposes of benchmarking, performance attribution, research, analysis and risk/compliance reporting related activities performed solely in connection with the ICE Data indices. For avoidance of doubt, index constituent pricing data may not be used as a source for valuing a fund/portfolio unless Customer has entered into a direct agreement with the relevant primary pricing source that ICE Data has used to compile the index which permits such use. Index constituent reference and pricing data may not be used to enhance or validate Customer’s own bond or other reference data or bond pricing product or service. MSCI’s products have not been passed on as to their legality or suitability, and are not regulated, issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by ICE Data. ICE DATA MAKES NO WARRANTIES AND BEARS NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE INDICES, INDEX DATA, ANY RELATED DATA, ITS TRADEMARKS, OR THE PRODUCT(S) (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR QUALITY, ACCURACY, SUITABILITY AND/OR COMPLETENESS).
Customer may create and distribute, transmit, license (offer to sell), or display/perform, in reports and other materials that Customer prepares for its clients, information comparing Customer’s performance to an ICE Data index; along with an immaterial amount of index data and derived data (such as general characteristics and performance of an index or specific segments of the ICE Data index) provided that Customer includes materially the following language in such report or material:
Source: ICE Data Indices, LLC (“ICE Data”), used with permission. For Customer’s internal use only. ICE DATA IS LICENSING THE ICE DATA INDICES AND ICE BOFAML INDICES AND RELATED DATA "AS IS," MAKES NO WARRANTIES REGARDING SAME, DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE SUITABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, AND/OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INDICES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED IN, RELATED TO, OR DERIVED THEREFROM, ASSUMES NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR USE, AND DOES NOT SPONSOR, ENDORSE, OR RECOMMEND [Customer], OR ANY OF ITS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
If an ICE Data index is used to create a blended benchmark (for example, a benchmark that is an equally weighted blend of an ICE Data Index and a third party index), such benchmark shall be labeled and explained as such so that there is no confusion that a new index has been created. ICE Data is not granting any rights to Customer to use the intellectual property of any third party that may be incorporated in a blended benchmark. Customer will indemnify and hold harmless ICE Data to the extent of a third party claim asserted against ICE Data arising from or related to a breach of this Notice.
For avoidance of doubt, Customer is not permitted to create a blended benchmark based solely on ICE Data index data or a custom benchmark derived in whole or in part from ICE Data index constituent data.
INTERACTIVE DATA PRICING AND REFERENCE DATA
INTERACTIVE DATA PRICING AND REFERENCE DATA LLC (“IDC”) AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR ANY OTHER MATTER WITH RESPECT TO IDC SERVICES.
Limitation on liability
(a) IDC and its suppliers shall have no liability to the Customer, or a third party, for errors, omissions or malfunctions in the IDC Services, other than the obligation of IDC to endeavor, upon receipt of notice from Customer, to correct a malfunction, error, or omission in any services provided by IDC which may include, but is not limited to, data, software, data access, selected or bulk delivery of data, hosted solutions, contract programming, consulting and technical assistance (“Services”).
(b) Customer acknowledges that the Services are intended for use as an aid to institutional investors, registered brokers or professionals of similar sophistication in making informed judgments concerning securities.
Customer accepts responsibility for, and acknowledges it exercises its own independent judgment in, its selection of any of the Services, its selection of the use or intended use of such, and any results obtained. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to be a waiver of any rights existing under applicable law for the protection of investors.
(c) The Customer shall indemnify IDC and its suppliers against and hold IDC harmless from any and all losses, damages, liability, costs, including attorney’s fees, resulting directly or indirectly from any claim or demand against IDC or its suppliers by a third party arising out of or related to any Services received by the Customer, or any data, information, service, report, analysis or publication derived therefrom. Neither IDC nor its suppliers shall be liable for any claim or demand against Customer by a third party.
(d) Neither party shall be liable for (i) any special, indirect or consequential damages (even if advised of the possibility of such), (ii) any delay by reason of circumstances beyond its control, including acts of civil or military authority, national emergencies, labor difficulties, fire, mechanical breakdown, floor or catastrophe, acts of God, insurrection, war, riots, or failure beyond its control of transportation or power supply, or (iii) any claim that arose more than one year prior to the institution of suit therefor.
In the event that Customer at any time receives data from IDC containing evaluations, rather than market quotations, for certain securities or certain other data related to such securities, the following provisions will apply: (i) evaluated securities are typically complicated financial instruments. There are many methodologies (including computer-based analytical modeling and individual security evaluations) available to generate approximations of the market value of such securities, and there is significant professional disagreement about which is best. No evaluation method, including those used by UDC, may consistently generate approximations that correspond to actual “traded” prices of the instruments; (ii) IDC’s methodologies used to provide the pricing portion of certain data may rely on evaluations; however, Customer acknowledges that there may be errors or defects in IDC’s software, databases, or methodologies that may cause resultant evaluations to be inappropriate for use in certain applications; and (iii) Customer assumes all responsibility for edit checking, external verification of evaluations, and ultimately the appropriateness of use of evaluations and other pricing data provided in the Services via MSCI’s Products regardless of any efforts made by IDC in this respect. Customer shall indemnify and hold IDC completely harmless in the event that errors, defects, or inappropriate evaluations are made available via the Service.
INTEX uses certain data, MBS pool information, tranche factors, ratings, prices, etc. (“DATA”), from certain data providers (“PROVIDERS”) when generating software, deal models and deal model updates, and any associated documentation, maintenance and user support (“PRODUCTS”). INTEX and the PROVIDERS shall not be liable, for any reason, for (i) any errors, omissions, delays or inaccuracies in the DATA and the PRODUCTS, (ii) any interruption of the other equipment, systems, or connection facilities, or (iii) due to events beyond the reasonable control of INTEX and the PROVIDERS. INTEX AND EACH PROVIDER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY KNOWLEDGE OF ANY PURPOSE FOR WHICH CUSTOMER SHALL USE THE PROVIDERS’ DATA AND INTEX’S PRODUCTS. CUSTOMER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THE PRODUCTS ARE TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND THAT THE USE OF THE PRODUCTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER, RECOMMENDATION OR SOLICITATION TO PURCHASE, HOLD OR SELL ANY SECURITY.
Limitation of liability
IN NO EVENT WILL INTEX BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF A CUSTOMER’S USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROVIDER DATA OR INTEX’S PRODUCTS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILTY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IF SUCH CLAIM BE MADE IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EXCEPT FOR DIRECT DAMAGES AS A RESULT OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT ON THE PART OF INTEX. INTEX AND ITS PROVIDERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RELATED TO EACH CUSTOMER’S OBLIGATIONS TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL RELEVANT PRIVACY AND SECURITIES LAWS.
Portfolio level disclaimer
INTEX models certain deals that are categorized as “Portfolio Level.” Portfolio Level may be at a lower level of accuracy due to a lack of information such as loan level data, pooling and servicing agreements, insurance agreements and/or other information. Results from Portfolio Level models may not be as accurate as INTEX’s non-portfolio models. INTEX shall not be liable to Customer with respect to Portfolio Level deal models for any loss or damage whatsoever, caused in any way, arising directly or indirectly from the use of such deal models.
JSE SECURITIES EXCHANGE SOUTH AFRICA
- The FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series is calculated by FTSE International Limited (“FTSE”) in conjunction with the JSE Limited in accordance with standard criteria. The FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series is the proprietary information of FTSE and JSE Limited. All copyright subsisting in the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series index values and constituent lists vests in FTSE and JSE Limited jointly. All their rights are reserved.
- All rights in the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series vest in the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa (“JSE”) and in FTSE jointly. FTSE™ is a trade mark of the London Stock Exchange Group of Companies (“LSE”). JSE is a trade mark of the JSE.
- MSCI is licensed by FTSE and the JSE to publish the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series on an end of day basis. FTSE and the JSE shall not be responsible for any error or omission in the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series. All copyright and database rights in the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series belong to FTSE and the JSE jointly. Redistribution of the data comprising the FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series is not permitted without the express prior written consent of the JSE and FTSE. Customer agrees to acquaint itself with and comply with any restrictions or conditions imposed upon the use, access, or storage of the data as may be required by FTSE, the JSE or MSCI including the condition that in certain circumstances Customer will be required to enter into a separate agreement with FTSE, the JSE, or MSCI.
J. P. MORGAN
Fixed income indexes
Copyright 2020 JPMorgan Chase & Co. All rights reserved. J.P. Morgan is the marketing name for JPMorgan Chase & Co., and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC. is a member of NYSE and SIPC. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association is a member of FDIC. J.P. Morgan Futures Inc. is a member of the NFA. J.P. Morgan Securities plc and J.P. Morgan Limited are authorized by the FSA and members of the LSE. J.P. Morgan Europe Limited is authorized by the FSA. J.P. Morgan Equities Limited is a member of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange and is regulated by the FSB. J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited is registered as an investment adviser with the Securities & Futures Commission in Hong Kong and its CE number is AAJ321. J.P. Morgan Securities Singapore Private Limited is a member of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”). J.P. Morgan Securities Asia Private Limited is regulated by the MAS and the Financial Services Agency in Japan. J.P. Morgan Australia Limited (ABN 52 002 888 011) is a licensed securities dealer.
MSCI Products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by J.P. Morgan. J.P. Morgan makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, to the owners of MSCI Products or any member of the public regarding the advisability of investing in securities generally, or in the MSCI Products particularly, or the accuracy, completeness or quality of the data provided by J.P. Morgan therein or in addition thereto. J.P. Morgan's only relationship to MSCI is the licensing of the J.P. Morgan fixed income indexes which are determined, composed and calculated by J.P. Morgan without regard to MSCI or MSCI Products. J.P. Morgan has no obligation to take the needs of MSCI or the owners of MSCI Products into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the J. P. Morgan fixed income indexes. J.P. Morgan is not responsible for and has not participated in the determination of any timing of, prices at, or quantities of MSCI Products to be issued or in the determination or calculation of the equation by which MSCI Products is to be converted into cash (if applicable). J.P. Morgan has no obligation or liability in connection with the administration, marketing or trading of MSCI Products.
THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND MSCI PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH ANY AND ALL FAULTS. J.P. MORGAN DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE AVAILABILITY, SEQUENCE, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, ACCURACY AND/OR THE COMPLETENESS OF THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND/OR MSCI PRODUCTS AND/OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY MSCI, OWNERS OF MSCI PRODUCTS, OR BY ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, FROM ANY USE OF THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND/OR MSCI PRODUCTS. J.P. MORGAN MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE WITH RESPECT TO THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY MSCI, OWNERS OF MSCI PRODUCTS, OR BY ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, FROM ANY USE OF THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND/OR MSCI PRODUCTS. THERE ARE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION SET FORTH HERE, IF ANY. ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND/OR MSCI PRODUCTS, ARE DISCLAIMED INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT AND/OR WARRANTIES AS TO ANY RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY AND/OR FROM THE USE OF THE J. P. MORGAN FIXED INCOME INDEXES AND/OR THE USE AND/OR THE PURCHASE OF MSCI PRODUCTS. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL J.P. MORGAN HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PRINCIPAL AND/OR LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
FX volatility data
With respect to the provision and use of J. P. Morgan’s historical FX implied volatility data (the “JPM Data”) via MSCI Products, the following applies:
- the Customer may use the JPM Data for its internal purposes only;
- the Customer acknowledges that the JPM Data is protected by copyright and trade secret rights, is and shall remain the sole property of J. P. Morgan and title and full ownership rights in the JPM Data are reserved to and shall remain with J. P. Morgan;
- the Customer represents and warrants that it shall reproduce all relevant copyright notices on all permitted copies of the JPM Data including documentation;
- the Customer shall not disclose to third parties, transfer, sub-lease, sub-license, assign, rent, lease, convey, sell, mortgage, grant security interests or otherwise encumber the JPM Data, any portion thereof, or any derivative works based thereon;
- the JPM Data is provided “as is,” all express of implied warranties and representations of any kind with regard to the JPM Data are hereby disclaimed, including, but not limited to, warranties or merchantability, accuracy, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to any results to be obtained from any use of the JPM Data or information derived from the JPM Data;
- that in no event shall J. P. Morgan have any liability for any losses (whether direct or indirect, in contract, tort, warranty or otherwise) incurred in connection with any decision made or action taken by any party, including, without limitation, any Customer or any of Customer’s clients, in reliance upon, or for any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omissions of, the JPM Data;
- that J. P. Morgan shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential, incidental, special, punitive or exemplary damages, even if MSCI or J. P. Morgan has been apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring;
- the Customer agrees that J. P. Morgan shall be an intended third-party beneficiary of any agreement between Customer and MSCI so long as Customer uses the JPM Data; and
- upon any termination of Customer’s agreement with MSCI, the agreement to provide the JPM Data to Customer shall also terminate.
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
The MSCI products have been developed solely by MSCI. The MSCI Products are not in any way connected to or sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by the London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings (collectively, the “LSE Group”). FTSE Russell is a trading name of certain of the LSE Group companies.
All rights in the FTSE Indices vest in the relevant LSE Group company which owns the Index. “FTSE®” “Russell®”, “FTSE Russell®”, “MTS®”, “FTSE4Good®” are trade marks of the relevant LSE Group companies and are used by any other LSE Group company under license. “TMX®” is a trade mark of TSX, Inc. and used by the LSE Group under license. The Indices are calculated by or on behalf of FTSE International Limited, FTSE Fixed Income, LLC or its affiliates, agents or partners. The LSE Group does not accept any liability whatsoever to any person arising out of (a) the use of, reliance on or any error in the Indices or (b) investment in or operation of the MSCI Products. The LSE Group makes no claim, prediction, warranty or representation either as to the results to be obtained from the MSCI Products or the suitability of the Indices for the purpose to which it is being put by MSCI.
FTSE Tuned Models
Certain underlying data in the FTSE Tuned UKE6 models is sourced from FTSE. All rights in the FTSE indexes and data vests in FTSE and/or its licensors. "FTSE®" is a trademark of the London Stock Exchange Group companies and is used by FTSE under licence. Neither FTSE nor its licensors accept any liability for any errors or omissions in the FTSE Tuned UKE6 Models or underlying data.
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|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||1.8.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||1.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||2.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||2.4||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||2.6||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||1.1.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||3.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Commons ||1.8||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Geronimo ||1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Log4J||2.6||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Log4J||1.2.17||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache Log4J||1.2||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache POI||3.7||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache XMLBeans||2.3.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Apache Software Foundation||Apache xml-commons||1.3.02||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
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|Ben Manes||Caffeine||2.8.0||Apache license, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Bouncy Castle Inc||Bouncy Castle||138||MIT license||MSCI Analytics|
|Bouncy Castle Inc||Bouncy Castle||1.57||MIT license||MSCI Analytics|
|Circe||Circe||0.9.3||Apache license, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Codehaus.org||Castor||1.2||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Chris Birchall||ScalaCache||0.24.3||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Chris Birchall||Scala-cache||2.8.0||Apache license, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|com.github.nscala-time||nscala-time||1.0.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Eclipse||JDT Core||3.1.0||Eclipse Public License - v 1.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Eclipse||Aspect Jar||1.7.4||Eclipse Public License - v 1.0||BarraOne Performance Attribution|
|Extreme! Lab, Indiana University||Xml Pull Parser 3rd Edition||1.1.4c||Indiana University Extreme! Lab Software License v1.1.1 and Public Domain||MSCI Analytics|
|FasterXML||FasterXML Jackson||2.5.2||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Fastutil||Sebastiano Vigna||8.2.1||http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html||MSCI Analytics|
|Google GSon||2.3.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Google Guava||18.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|protobufs-java||2.5.0||New BSD license and Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Hibernate.org||Hibernate Validator||5.1.3 Final||LGPL 2.1 or ASL 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|http://java-websocket.org/||java websocket||1.3.3||MIT license||MSCI Analytics|
|Logback||Logback||1.2.3||EPL v1.0 and LGPL 2.1||https://logback.qos.ch/dist/ |
|http://maths.uncommons.org/||uncommons-math||1.2.2a||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|http://objenesis.org/||objenesis||2.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|http://www.jboss.org||JBoss Logging||3.1.3 GA||APL v2.0 and Public Domain||MSCI Analytics|
|http://www.xmlpull.org/||XML Pull Parsing||220.127.116.11||Public Domain, conformance tests under LGPL||http://central.maven.org/ maven2/xmlpull |
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|https://github.com/dblock/oshi||OSHI||3.1.1||Eclipse Public License - v 1.0||https://github.com/oshi/oshi/archive |
|https://github.com/ EsotericSoftware/kryo||kryo||2.21||BSD||MSCI Analytics|
|https://github.com/ EsotericSoftware/minlog||minlog||1.2||BSD||MSCI Analytics|
|https://github.com/ EsotericSoftware/reflectasm||reflectasm||1.07||BSD||MSCI Analytics|
|https://github.com/ milessabin/shapeless||shapeless||2.0.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|https://github.com/ paul-hammant/paranamer||Method Parameter Name Access for Java||2.6||BSD||MSCI Analytics|
|https://mvnrepository.com/ artifact/io.dropwizard.metrics/ metrics-core/3.1.2||dropwizard||3.1.2||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|https://www.versioneye.com/ java/stax:stax-api/1.0.1||Streaming API for XML||1.0.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|io.spray||Spray||3.2||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|iText||IText||2.1.7||MPL 1.1 and LGPL||https://github.com/itext/itextpdf/archive |
|Java JSON Tools||JSON Schema Validator||2.2.10||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|jaspersoft||Jaspersoft JasperReports||4.7.0||LGPL||https://sourceforge.net/projects |
|jboss-javassist||Javassist||3.18.2-GA||MPL 1.1, LGPL 2.1, MPL 1.1||https://github.com/jboss-javassist |
|JFree.org||JCommon||1.0.15||LGPL 2.1||https://sourceforge.net/projects |
|Joda.org||Joda-Convert||1.7||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Joda.org||Joda-Time||2.8.1||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|josdejong||mathjs||6.2.5||Apache License, Version 2.0|
|MetaStuff Ltd.||Dom4J: Flexible XML framework for Java||1.6.1||BSD||MSCI Analytics|
|Microsoft||GSL: Guidelines Support Library||3.1.0||MIT License||https://github.com/microsoft/GSL/archive/v3.1.0.zip||MSCI Analytics|
|Nathan Rajlich||java websocket||1.3.3||MIT license||MSCI Analytics|
|Oracle||Bean Validation API||1.1.0.Final||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Oracle||Mimepull||1.9.4||CDDL v1.1||https://github.com/javaee/metro-mimepull/archive/mimepull-1.9.4.zip||MSCI Analytics|
|Oracle||Unified Expression Language API||2.2||CDDL v1.1 and GPL v2 with Classpath Exception||https://github.com/javaee/uel-ri |
|org.parboiled||parboiled||1.1.6||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|ow2||asm||4.0||OW2 License||MSCI Analytics|
|Pathikrit Bhowmick||Better files||3.8.0||MIT license, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Paul Dijou||JWT-Core||2.12-0.18.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Paul Dijou||JWT-Core-impl||2.12-0.18.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Pivotal Software||Spring Framework||4.1.6.RELEASE||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Play Framework||Play Framework ScalaJson||2.4.6||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|QOS.ch||Simple Logging Facade for Java||1.7.9||MIT license||https://www.slf4j.org/dist |
|Redis||Redis||2.4||Three Clause BSD License||MSCI Analytics|
|snakeyaml.org||You Ain't Markup Language||1.14||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|The Netty Project||netty||3.8.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Chill-Java||0.8.0||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Typelevel||Cats||1.0.1||MIT license||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Akka||2.4.9||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Config||1.3.4||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala||2.11.16||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala||2.11||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala logging||3.9.0||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala parser combinators||2.11.0-M4||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala Pickling||0.10.1||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala xml||2.11.0-M4||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|Lightbend||Scala arm||1-4||Scala License||MSCI Analytics|
|wandoulabs||Spray-websockets||0.1.4||Apache License, Version 2.0||MSCI Analytics|
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