1. Confirmation of availability of depositary receipts issued for PJSC Gazprom shares on your account with a foreign entity (broker/depository) on or after 21 November 2022.
2. The confirmation of DRs availability may be provided in the form of an account statement (a copy thereof), or an account status report (a copy thereof), or a printed image of an electronic document confirming the account status as it appears in the Customer’s personal account on the website of the foreign broker/depository.
The document provided to Bank GPB (JSC) must contain the following:
If you are unable to provide a document which confirms availability of depositary receipts on your account on or after 21 November 2022, you should accompany your instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares with a written explanation of why the said document cannot be provided, and attach supporting documents (such as correspondence with the broker about their refusal to issue a document, etc.).
3. Document confirming that you were a holder of depositary receipts, issued for PJSC Gazprom shares, before 1 March 2022, for example, securities account statements (copies thereof), broker reports (copies thereof), or purchase agreements (copies thereof).
The decision concerning the possibility of execution of an instruction for debiting (including transfer) of PJSC Gazprom shares submitted to Bank GPB (JSC) is made in compliance with the laws of the Russian Federation adopted for protection of the national interests of the Russian Federation in view of the unfriendly acts contradicting the international law performed by foreign countries and international organizations against the Russian Federation, its citizens and legal entities, including, but not limited to:
If the Bank has no appropriate confirming documents, the operations of debiting (including transfer) of PJSC Gazprom shares from your securities account will be restricted in compliance with the laws and regulations of the Russian Federation and the Bank of Russia.
Documents provided to Bank GPB (JSC) may be prepared either in Russian or in a foreign language. If a document is issued in a foreign language (other than English), Bank GPB (JSC) should also be provided with a translation into Russian.
Instructions and documents should be submitted to Bank GPB (JSC) in person during a visit to the office of Bank GPB (JSC) where depository services are provided.
To file instructions or documents, or to receive reports and statements, you or your representative (acting on the basis of a properly executed power of attorney specifying the required powers) should personally visit any convenient office of Bank GPB (JSC) where depository services are provided.