Changes to the Interactive Brokers LLC Client Agreement (Form 3203)

Overview: 

To address changes in our business, technology, services, markets, and other factors, Interactive Brokers LLC has revised the terms of our standard client agreement (Form 3203) (“Amended IB LLC Client Agreement”).

For IB LLC accounts opened prior to April 16, 2021, the Amended IB LLC Agreement will be effective as of June 11, 2021. Continuing to maintain an IBKR account after June 11, 2021 shall constitute acceptance of the Amended IB LLC Client Agreement.*

The full text of the Amended IB LLC Client Agreement can be reviewed here: https://gdcdyn.interactivebrokers.com/Universal/servlet/Registration_v2....

Sections or subsections (indicated in parentheses) of the Amended IB LLC Client Agreement that are new include, but are not limited to:

- Notice Requirements and Amendment of Terms (3)
- Special Risks of Algorithmic Orders (5 B)
- Payment for Orders and Rebates (6)
- Order Execution (8 C on pre-trade filters)
- Designation of Trusted Contact Person (12)
- Custodial Accounts (14)
- Margin (15 B iii, iv and v)
- Closing Rights Positions Prior to Expiration (17)
- Mutual Funds (18)
- Worthless and Non-Transferable Securities (19)
- Position Limits (20)
- Unclaimed Property (29)
- Commissions and Fees, Interest Charges, Funds (33 C, D and E)
- Exposure Fees (34 B)
- Risks Regarding Political and Governmental Actions (36)
- Fractional shares (37 B)
- Indemnification (41)
- Fast and Volatile Markets (43)
- Physically Deliverable Futures (Schedule A / referenced in 32)*

Sections or subsections of the Amended Client Agreement that are not entirely new but have been substantively amended include, but are not limited to:

- Client Agreement (1)
- No Advice Regarding Investment, Tax, Trading or Account Type (2)
- Responsibility for Client Orders/Trades (4)
- Order Routing (5 A)
- Order Execution (8 A and B)
- Confirmations and Reporting Errors (9)
- Proprietary Trading – Display of Customer Orders (10)
- Client Qualification (11)
- Margin (15 B i and ii)
- Liquidation of Positions and Offsetting Transactions (16 all subsections)
- Universal Accounts (22)
- Short Sales (23)
- IBKR’s Right to Loan/Pledge Assets (24)
- Security Interest (25)
- Event of Default (27)
- Suspicious Activity (28)
- Multi-Currency Function in IBKR Accounts (30 all subsections)
- Commodity Options and Futures Not Settled in Cash (32 all subsections)
- Commissions and Fees, Interest Charges, Funds (33 A and B)
- Account Deficits (34 A)
- Limitation of Liability (40 A)
- Client Must Maintain Alternative Trading Arrangements (42)

*Client’s indication of an intent to make or take delivery on any Covered Contract as defined in Schedule A of the Amended Client Agreement shall constitute acceptance of the Amended Client Agreement as of the date of Client's indication of such intent, even if prior to June 11, 2021.