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OVERVIEW

The UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities, drafted in a single original in the English, and French languages, was adopted in Geneva, Switzerland on 9 October 2009 by the diplomatic Conference to adopt a Convention on Substantive Rules regarding Intermediated Securities. The Conference decided pursuant to Resolution 1 that the Convention be known as the "Geneva Securities Convention". The text of the Convention became authentic upon verification by the Secretariat of the Conference under the authority of the President of the Conference within 120 days from the date of adoption as to the consistency of the texts with one another. 


 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES English, and French 


Unofficial translations:

  • Chinese language version translated by Ms NIU Wenjie, Ms WU Jing, Ms JIANG Lan, SD&C of China. All rights reserved. 
  • Spanish language version translated by the Oficina de Interpretación y Lenguas del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores bajo la supervisión de Francisco Garcimartin y Miguel Mora. All rights reserved. 

ORDER FORM
  • Official Commentary on the UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities.

STATUS
  • UNIDROIT provides an email update service to provide email notifications whenever the status list for the Geneva Securities Convention has been updated. For further details, including information on how to subscribe, see the Email Update Service page. 

 HISTORY


PREPARATORY WORK


DEPOSITARY

  • UNIDROIT has been designated as Depositary of the UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities under Article 48 (1) thereof and provides information for the assistance of States that are contemplating becoming Contracting States to the Convention.
  • UNCITRAL, Hague Conference and UNIDROIT Texts on Security Interests.

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