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conditions, as they may be modified by the IDB from time-to-time and
posted on this Web Site.
The IDB maintains this Web Site for information purposes only. Users
may download, copy and reprint information from the Web Site for non-commercial
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without limitation, the rating reports by Moody's Investors Service
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the Year 1999 report, are the property and responsibility of such third
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The IDB is not registered under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of
1940. Accordingly, nothing in this The Web Site or in any materials
therein constitutes an offer of or an invitation by or on behalf of
the IDB to purchase or sell any securities, nor should it be considered
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The IDB does not intend to solicit and is not soliciting any action
with respect to any IDB securities through the Web Site. All materials
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Investors considering purchasing IDB securities should consult their
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the risks and investment considerations arising from an investment in
such securities, the appropriate tools to analyze such investment and
the suitability of such investment in each investor's particular circumstances.
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property laws of the United States of America and other jurisdictions.
All uses of the Web Site are subject to these laws.
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on national territorial limits.
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of America, without giving effect to the conflict of laws provisions
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