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Restrictions to trading with securities of certain credit institutions of the Russian Federation

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In its Regulation No. 833/2014 of 31 July 2014, the Council of the European Union introduced sanctions against certain credit institutions of the Russian Federation and their subsidiaries that have been registered outside the European Union, including against the subscription for and trading with the securities issued by these companies (i.e. purchase, sale or exchange of securities). With its Regulation No. 960/2014 of 8 September 2014, the Council of the European Union supplemented the list of restricted securities with certain oil and war industry companies.

Trading restrictions apply towards the following persons:

  • Sberbank (securities issued after 1 August 2014)
  • VTB Bank (securities issued after 1 August 2014)
  • Gazprombank (securities issued after 1 August 2014)
  • Vnesheconombank (securities issued after 1 August 2014)
  • Rosselkhozbank (securities issued after 1 August 2014)
  • Rosneft (securities issued after 12 September 2014)
  • Transneft (securities issued after 12 September 2014)
  • Gazprom Neft (securities issued after 12 September 2014)
  • OPK Oboronprom (securities issued after 12 September 2014)
  • United Aircraft Corporation (securities issued after 12 September 2014)
  • Uralvagonzavod (securities issued after 12 September 2014)

Additionally, restrictions to the aforementioned persons apply to trading with securities issued by their subsidiaries that have been established outside the European Union. Securities are to be understood as tradable shares, bonds; money market instruments with a term of more than 30 days; subscription rights; and other tradable rights.

In compliance with the restrictive measures of the European Council, AS SEB Pank does not provide its clients investment services with regard to the securities of the abovementioned issuers beyond the above date; i.e. the bank does not fulfil security transaction orders for the subscription, purchase, sale, exchange or other transactions of these securities.

Regulation No. 833/2014 - http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/ET/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32014R0833
Regulation No. 960/2014 - http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/ET/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32014R0960
Regulation No. 1290/2014 - http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/ET/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32014R1290