In anticipation of HKSAR Government¡¦s intention to implement a Compulsory Universal Testing scheme, albeit its timing and details have not been announced yet, we are making arrangements with immediate effect to ensure that we can maintain our high levels of service throughout the period those restrictions are in place. This will include implementing temporary restrictions on the following face-to face services at our office premises:
1. Accepting deposit and withdrawal of physical shares;
2. Collecting cheque from clients and issuing cheque for client¡¦s collection; and
3. Receiving client.
You can rest assured that other non face-to-face services including (i) securities trading via phone, direct market access and our itrader platform; (ii) settlement of trades and transfer of stock via CCASS; (iii) direct deposit by cheque or other electronic means into our designated bank accounts; and (iv) withdrawal of fund into client¡¦s designated bank account by electronic means will not be affected.
If visiting our office premises is unavoidable, please make a request to your account executive by giving not less than 48 hours advance notice. You are also required to use the ¡§LeaveHomeSafe¡¨ mobile app and show your vaccination record on arrival.
If you have any questions regarding the above temporary arrangement, please contact your account executive.
Oriental Patron Securities Limited