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The Attorney General may institute proceedings to recover all sums due to the State under the provisions of this paragraph. FINRA Rule 5270 Disclosure of block orders In accordance with FINRA Rule 5270 relating to block transactions in securities or related financial instruments, we disclose that Merrill Lynch may trade before or in parallel with your block order at prices that would fulfill your order if such transactions were for the purpose of executing or facilitating the execution of your order. For these orders, you can tell us that you do not want us to act primarily before or in parallel with your order for these purposes. However, such an instruction limits the range of execution alternatives we can offer. Order Execution In order to increase transparency regarding the execution services of Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated („Merrill Lynch“) in light of recent periods of extreme market volatility, we provide you with additional information about our order execution procedures. In keeping with our commitment to best execution, we process your orders in such a way as to receive competitive execution prices, regularly review the quality of our executions, seek the most favourable conditions reasonably available for your orders under prevailing market conditions and strive to execute your tradable orders fully and in a timely manner. In the event of volatility or extreme market conditions, we may decide to make changes to our order processing procedures where warranted, including cancelling orders or imposing restrictions on your accounts, and we may do so without notice. If we decide to make changes to our order fulfillment procedures, we will do so in a manner that is fair, consistent and reasonable to our clients, with the aim of maintaining the continuous execution of our clients` orders in accordance with our best execution obligations. To cancel for a U.S.-based brokerage account, you must contact your financial advisor within 30 minutes of authorizing the transfer.

If you cannot reach your financial advisor, please call (800) MERRILL (637.7455). Unless otherwise agreed in writing with us, on days when securities are typically traded on the New York Stock Exchange, you may place orders with Merrill Lynch during normal trading hours (generally between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET), Monday through Friday). Orders placed outside of normal trading hours in the United States, including orders for foreign securities if your account is eligible for such trading, will generally not be executed until the next trading day. Similarly, Merrill Lynch`s support services for foreign securities orders, such as changes to order instructions or cancellations, are generally limited to normal trading hours in the United States. Is there a legal office address that deals specifically with records? (5) solicit or procure orders, whether by mail or through employees or mandataries, or otherwise, if such orders must be accepted without such a condition before becoming binding contracts; If you are on Facebook, you can try asking in the Perfectly Paralegal group. Market conditions such as high trading volumes at market opening or intraday trading may cause delays in execution and execution at prices that differ significantly from the quoted market price or quoted at the time of placing the order. Because we may route your orders to other broker-dealers for execution, any adjustments made by execution broker-dealers to their order processing procedures and any delays they experience may affect the execution of your orders. You may experience market losses during periods of volatility in the price and volume of a particular security due to delays or interruptions in placing or executing orders. However, the company can be contacted at the main office headquarters in Charlotte for Process Service, although it maintains an office in Raleigh. Companies must have a certificate of existence (or document of similar importance) that has been properly authenticated by the Secretary of State or other official who holds business records in the state or country of incorporation in order to fulfill the process service.

The certificate of existence must be original and less than six months old. Let us assume that the minister determines that the request complies with the law. In this case, they must offer the fees, indicate the words „filed“ on the application and an exact or identical copy thereof, as well as the time, date, month and year of filing; [B.] submitted the application and the certificate of existence to the Secretary of State; [C.] issue a certificate of authorization to carry on business in that State with an exact or identical copy of the application; and [C.] send the Certificate of Power of Attorney to the foreign entity or its representative, along with an exact or adapted copy of the application. FINRA announced today that it has ordered Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. to pay more than $15.2 million in restitution and interest to thousands of clients who purchased Class C mutual fund shares when Class A shares became available at a significantly lower cost. A copy of Rule 5270 may be obtained from Please consult your financial advisor if you have any questions about the processing of your block orders. Merrill Lynch performs various types of assignments itself or through one or more of its subsidiaries. You should carefully review the differences between the types of orders you place through Merrill Lynch and consider the type of order you place. The execution of stop orders is not guaranteed because the order is not triggered until the stop price is reached and a stop order becomes a market order after the trigger and execution prices can deviate significantly from the stop price, especially in volatile or extreme market conditions.

Similarly, limit orders are only executed at the specified limit price or better, and while limit orders can help manage some of the risks in volatile or extreme market conditions, execution of limit orders is not guaranteed. In addition, we may reject or cancel orders with limit prices that we deem too far from the market price. This article provides tips on how to serve legal documents related to Bank of America. Bank of America Corporation (commonly referred to as Bank of America and often abbreviated as BofA or BoA) is a global investment bank and financial services holding company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bank of America was founded in San Francisco in 1998 following the purchase of BankAmerica by NationsBank. After JPMorgan Chase, it is the second largest financial institution in the United States and the eighth largest bank in the world. Bank of America is one of the Big Four financial organizations in the United States.