Waiver of compliance as void. Any condition,
stipulation, or provision binding any person to waive compliance with any
provision of this title or with any rule, regulation, or order thereunder
shall be void.
Rights affected by invalidity. Every contract
made in violation of any provision of this title and every contract heretofore
or hereafter made, the performance of which involves the violation of, or
the continuance of any relationship or practice in violation of any provision
of this title, or any rule, regulation, or order thereunder, shall be void
(1) as regards the rights of any person who, in violation of any such provision,
rule, regulation, or order, shall have made or engaged in the performance
of any such contract, and (2) as regards the rights of any person who, not
being a party to such contract, shall have acquired any right thereunder with
actual knowledge of the facts by reason of which the making or performance
of such contract was in violation of any such provision.
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