Practice Note 4.24.3(c) Evidence of Informed Consent for Contract Notes in Electronic Form
Rule 4.24.3(c) requires that a Trading Member, before issuing contract notes in electronic form, must obtain the customer's prior revocable and informed consent for receipt of contract notes in electronic form. The Trading Member must retain evidence of the customer's consent. To constitute informed consent, a customer must be told of the manner of delivery and retrieval of the electronic record and any costs that may be incurred.
2. Evidence of Informed Consent
To show evidence of a customer's informed consent for receipt of contract notes in electronic form, a Trading Member may maintain records to show that the customer had been given adequate prior notice of the cessation or non-provision of paper statements and had been provided with instructions on how to opt out of electronic-only statements.