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NOTICE TO VELOCITYSHARES INVESTORS IN THE DAILY INVERSE VIX SHORT-TERM EXCHANGE TRADED NOTES- The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. Announces Investigation on Behalf of Investors With Losses in Excess of $250,000

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The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. ("K&T"), www.nasd-law.com,
announces an investigation into Credit Suisse Group AG's VelocityShares
Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term Exchange Traded Notes (NASDAQ:XIV) ("XIV")
recommended by full-service brokerage firms and investment advisors.
While major stock indexes fell nearly 10%, the XIV dropped over 90%.
Investors may seek damages for violations of sales practice rules and
regulations, as set forth by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
(FINRA). According to Lawrence L. Klayman, Esq., "Recommended
investments in these securities were unsuitable for many investors who
did not understand the risks associated with the investment strategy
which were not adequately disclosed."

Financial Engineering Gone Awry

The XIV is an exchange traded note, which was designed to mimic the
inverse performance of the CBOE volatility index, known as the "VIX".
According to market pundits, the VIX is a measure which reflects
traders' expectations for volatility in the stock market. Last week, the
risks of the highly complex strategy unraveled leaving unsophisticated
investors with a nearly complete loss. The value of XIV dropped
precipitously this past Friday and has continued its decline. The value
continued to drop throughout the trading day on Tuesday, February 6,
2018. The overall drop saw the close at $7.35 or the equivalent of a
92.58% loss.

Credit Suisse Announces End to XIV

Credit Suisse Group AG said it
will end trading in a security
that some investors believed exposed
retail investors to an undue amount of risk that was not fully
understood by investors and the financial advisors who made unsuitable
recommendations.

The sole purpose of this release is to investigate whether strategies
deployed by full service investment firms were suitable for investors
with concentrated
positions
in XIV, margin
loans
collateralized by XIV, and/or any other negligent
or unsuitable
recommendations
related to the XIV. Investors who hold accounts at
full-service brokerage firms, and have information relating to the
manner in with the firm handled their portfolios, are encouraged to
contact the attorneys of Klayman & Toskes, P.A., at (888) 997-9956, or
visit our firm's website at www.nasd-law.com.

About Klayman & Toskes, P.A.

K&T is a leading national securities law firm which practices
exclusively in the field of securities arbitration and litigation, on
behalf of retail and institutional investors throughout the world in
large and complex securities matters. The firm represents high
net-worth, ultra-high-net-worth, and institutional investors, such as
non-profit organizations, unions, public and multi-employer pension
funds. K&T has office locations in California, Florida, New York and
Puerto Rico.

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