Members of the World
Trade Organization (hereinafter referred to as the WTO) whose Schedules of
Specific Commitments and Lists of Exemptions from Article II of the General Agreement
on Trade in Services concerning financial services are annexed to this Protocol
(hereinafter referred to as Members concerned),
carried out negotiations under the terms of the Ministerial Decision on Financial Services
adopted at Marrakesh on 15 April 1994,
regard to the Second Annex on Financial Services, and to the Decision on the application
of that Annex adopted by the Council for Trade in Services on 30 June 1995,
Agree as follows:
Schedule of Specific Commitments and a List of Exemptions from Article II concerning
financial services annexed to this Protocol relating to a Member shall, upon the entry
into force of this Protocol for that Member, replace the financial services sections of
the Schedule of Specific Commitments and the List of Article II Exemptions of that Member.
Protocol shall be open for acceptance, by signature or otherwise, by the Members concerned
until 30 June 1996.
Protocol shall enter into force on the 30th day following the date of its acceptance by
all Members concerned. If by 1 July 1996 it has not been accepted by all Members
concerned, those Members which have accepted it before that date may, within a period of
30 days thereafter, decide on its entry into force.
Protocol shall be deposited with the Director-General of the WTO. The Director-General of
the WTO shall promptly furnish to each Member of the WTO a certified copy of this Protocol
and notifications of acceptances thereof pursuant to paragraph 3.
Protocol shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of Article 102 of the
Charter of the United Nations.
at Geneva this --- day of [month] one thousand nine hundred and ninety-five, in a single
copy in English, French and Spanish languages, each text being authentic, except as
otherwise provided for in respect of the Schedules annexed hereto.