I. Purpose and scope
The purpose of these Additional Rules is to ensure transparency with regard to the listing of derivatives.
1 In principle, these Additional Rules are applicable to all derivatives that are issued by Swiss and foreign issuers and that are eligible for listing on SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd ("SIX Swiss Exchange") in accordance with the provisions set out below.
2 In the context of these Additional Rules, derivatives are financial instruments that are issued on a large scale as securities with standard features and are characterised by their value being dependent upon that of some other product ("underlying instrument").
3 Convertible bonds do not fall within the scope of these Additional Rules.
4 The Regulatory Board may lay down further requirements for the listing of certain derivatives.