Risk Disclosures

Last Update: February 27, 2018

Digital Currency

Digital Currencies represent a speculative investment and involve a high degree of risk. Investors should have the financial ability, sophistication/experience and willingness to bear the risks of an investment. An investment in digital currencies may not suitable for all investors. Digital currencies are NOT considered securities and are NOT subject to the same regulatory requirements as SEC-registered securities, exchange traded funds, or similar investment vehicles. Potential investors should carefully consider the long-term nature of an investment in digital currencies prior to making an investment decision. You should note carefully the following:

Digital currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or Securities Investor Protection Corporation protections;

Legislative and regulatory changes or actions at the state, federal, or international level may adversely affect the use, transfer, exchange, and value of digital currency;

Transactions in digital currency may be irreversible, and, accordingly, losses due to fraudulent or accidental transactions may not be recoverable;

Some digital currency transactions shall be deemed to be made when recorded on a public ledger, which is not necessarily the date or time that the customer initiates the transaction;

The value of digital currency may be derived from the continued willingness of market participants to exchange fiat currency for digital currency, which may result in the potential for permanent and total loss of value of a particular digital currency should the market for that digital currency disappear;

There is no assurance that a person who accepts a digital currency as payment today will continue to do so in the future;

The volatility and unpredictability of the price of digital currency relative to fiat currency may result in significant loss over a short period of time;

The nature of digital currency may lead to an increased risk of fraud or cyber attack;

The nature of digital currency means that any technological difficulties experienced by Genesis may prevent the access or use of a counterparty’s digital currency; and

Any bond or trust account maintained by Genesis for the benefit of its counterparties may not be sufficient to cover all losses incurred by counterparties.


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