When issuing an instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares, the Customer should also provide:
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.
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:
The decision on whether the instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares submitted to Bank GPB (JSC) can be executed will be made in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation and the regulations of the Bank of Russia.
Documents 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 receive dividends for the first half of 2022 on PJSC Gazprom shares obtained as a result of the declarative (forced) conversion of depositary receipts you need to send a corresponding request/appeal in free form with a translation into Russian to the depository of GPB Bank (JSC).
After receiving confirmation of payment from the Issuer and the corresponding amount of money, the dividends on PJSC Gazprom shares, registered by Bank GPB (JSC) at the securities accounts of non-residents of the Russian Federation, will be credited to the Type C bank account that will be opened for you by Bank GPB (JSC) (if you do not have one yet) in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, with the exception of:
Debiting of funds from the Type C bank account is possible subject to the restrictions specified in clause 1.1. of the Resolution of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors.
Shares will be debited in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation and the regulations of the Bank of Russia. Please, note that in accordance with Executive Order of the President of the Russian Federation No. 520 dated 5 August 2022 “On the Application of Special Economic Measures in the Financial, and Fuel and Energy Sectors in Connection with the Unfriendly Actions by Certain Foreign States and International Organizations”, debiting of Shares from the securities account in the course of performance under (execution of) deals (transactions) (sale and purchase agreements, donation agreements, etc.) will be possible solely on the basis of a special resolution of the President of the Russian Federation.
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.