All persons and entities – of Swiss or other nationality, natural or legal persons, communities or public institutions
with a recognized legal status – can request admission as Associates by filling out and duly signing the share subscription form provided
for this purpose. In so doing they declare their acceptance, without reserve, of the statutes of the company.
The Board of Directors makes the final decision regarding all requests for admission to Associate status. The decision can only be
validated and entered into the register of Associates once the subscription amount has been duly pledged and wholly paid.
The Board of Directors can impose additional conditions to admission or can indeed refuse admission without necessarily giving reasons
The number of Associates is not limited.