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Conflict of interest
The Issuer and its affiliates (“Goldman Sachs Group”) comprises a full-service securities firm and a commercial bank engaged in various securities trading and brokerage activities, as well as providing investment banking, asset management, financing, financial advisory services to a wide range of clients. As a result, Goldman Sachs Group may have potential conflicts of interest relating to those securities that you may purchase from us. In particular, Goldman Sachs Group may act as authorized participant or participating dealer in the purchase or sale of units from an ETF, act as a market maker or block positioner in the ETF units, contribute capital towards the formation of an ETF and may have a significant ownership interest in the ETF units. These activities could negatively affect the performance of the securities which you may be purchasing. It is also possible that the Goldman Sachs activities could result in substantial returns for Goldman Sachs Group while the value of the ETF units declines.
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Goldman Sachs Group may take proprietary positions and may have long or short positions or other interests in the Structured Products and may effect transactions or make markets in the Structured Products at any time in the open market or otherwise, in each case whether as principal, agent or as market maker. Goldman Sachs Group may also be involved in other financial, investment and professional activities such as providing advice or loans to, or participating in the underwriting or restructuring of the obligations of, the underlying companies of the Structured Products, which may on occasion give rise to interests or a conflict of interests in respect of the securities or Structured Products which are the subject of this Website.
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Where such commentary or information reference the research report of Goldman Sachs Group, they have been prepared by personnel in the Sales and Trading Departments of Goldman Sachs Group and not by Goldman Sachs Group’s Research Department and therefore, has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements to promote the independence of research, including but not limited to, the prohibition on the dealing ahead of the dissemination of investment research. Commentary and Information on this website do not constitute a research report and is not intended as such.
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