"Bank of America" and “BofA Securities” are the marketing names used by the Global Banking and Global Markets divisions of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, other commercial banking activities, and trading in certain financial instruments are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation including Bank of America, National Association, Canada Branch (BANA CB ) which is an authorized foreign bank regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Deposits with BANA CB are not insured with the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. BANA CB shall not impose undue pressure on, or coerce, a person to obtain a product or service from a particular person, including bank and any of its affiliates, as a condition for obtaining another product or service from BANA CB.
Trading in securities and financial instruments, and strategic advisory and other investment banking activities, are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation including in Canada by Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. which is a registered broker-dealer regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF). Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. is registered as an Approved Participant of the Bourse de Montreal.
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Global Notice to Canadian Permitted Clients of Certain Non-Canadian Affiliates of Bank of America Corporation:Certain affiliates of Bank of America Corp., including Bank of America, N.A., BofA Securities Europe SA, BofA Securities, Inc., Merrill Lynch International, Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“we” or “our”) are not Canadian based legal entities. We rely, in connection with our securities and/or listed derivatives business with you, on various exemptions from registration under Canadian securities law. Given that all or substantially all of our assets are situated outside of Canada, we are obligated to advise you that you may experience difficulty in enforcing legal rights against us. Please click on this sentence for more information.