18.7.11 Communication with the Public

(1) Any communication of the Trading Member with the public which discusses the uses or advantages of Options shall include a warning to the effect that Options may not be suitable for every investor and shall reflect the special risks attendant on Options transactions and Options investment strategies.
(2) Any statement in such communication that refers to the potential opportunities presented by Options trading shall be balanced by a statement of the corresponding risks.
(3) Past performance figures, including annualised rates of return, shall be truthful, factual and accurate.
(4) Projections or predictions of future events shall be clearly labelled or indicated as forecasts and shall contain the bases or assumptions upon which the projection, prediction or forecast is made.