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),
out negotiations under the terms of the Second Decision on Financial Services adopted by
the Council for Trade in Services on 21 July 1995 (S/L/9),
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 29 January 1999.
Protocol shall enter into force on the 30th day following the date of its acceptance by
all Members concerned. If by 30 January 1999 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.
Geneva this --- day of [month] one thousand nine hundred and ninety-[---], 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.