We aren't Lawyers or Accountants:
We are not qualified to and will not render any legal advice nor prepare any legal documents for the implementation of Your financial plan. You agree that You or Your personal attorney shall be solely responsible for: (i) all legal advice; (ii) all legal opinions and determinations; and (iii) all legal documents. Similarly, Your tax attorney, software, or accountant should be relied upon for Your primary source of tax advice, tax opinions and determinations, and tax-related documents.
Data Storage and Documentation
: All foreseeable documents, invoices, financial plans, meeting logistics, and recommendations will be handled electronically (email, Google Office, Google Meet, to name a few tools we'll use to gather and share information.)
: Any provision of this Contract which is prohibited or unenforceable shall be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or unenforceability without invalidating the remaining provisions hereof.
: Advisor is not responsible for the independent acts, omissions, or insolvency of any agent, broker, or independent contractor selected to perform any action on behalf of Client.
This disclosure document represents the complete Contract of the parties with regard to the subject matter and supersedes any prior understanding, agreements, or contracts, oral or written.
: The Adviser will make no direct or indirect assignment or transfer of the contract without the written consent of the client.
: The investment advisory services performed by Us shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws regulating the services provided under this Agreement.
This Agreement will be construed on the laws of the State of Washington. For clients residing in Washington, this advisory contract shall not waive or limit compliance with, or require indemnification for any violations of, any provision of the Securities Act of Washington, chapter 21.20 RCW, or the rules adopted thereunder.
: This arbitration clause may not be enforceable in all jurisdictions.
To the extent not inconsistent with applicable law, at the sole and exclusive option of Advisor, any controversy or claim arising out of this Contract, or any breach thereof, or arising out of the services provided by Advisor and its employees hereunder, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association, before one arbitrator in Seattle, Washington, or within 20 miles of Advisor's place of business, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final and may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. No punitive or non-compensatory damages shall be awarded. If any provision of this Contract is held by any court or in any arbitration to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect.
: We are an investment advisor registered with the State of Washington. We have delivered to You information providing disclosures regarding Our background and business practices in Form ADV, Part 2, which You acknowledge receipt of here: https://tinyurl.com/btf-adv-part-2
. Our place of business is in Seattle, Washington.
Client agrees that Advisor, or any third party providing services to Advisor, bears no responsibility for any loss or damage caused by force majeure circumstances.
Nothing in this Agreement may be interpreted to limit or modify the investment adviser’s fiduciary duties to its clients and nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed a waiver of any right or remedy that a client may have under federal or state securities laws. Federal and state securities laws impose liabilities under certain circumstances on persons who act in good faith.
Force Majeure circumstances
: Force majeure circumstances are extraordinary events or those beyond Advisor’s control that include (but are not limited to):
Acts of God (including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane or other natural disaster), disease epidemic outbreak, war, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities (regardless of whether war is declared), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power or confiscation, terrorist activities, nationalization, government sanction, blockage, embargo, labor dispute, strike, civil disorder, actions of government, market closures and fluctuations (financial, real asset or other markets), economic recessions and depressions, corporate and other organizational bankruptcies, lockout or interruption or failure of electricity, internet or telephone service.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAS/HAVE READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT AND THE UNDERSIGNED AGREE(S) TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN, AND ACKNOWLEDGE(S) RECEIPT OF A COPY OF THIS CONTRACT.
AGREED AND ACCEPTED: