01.03.22
17:23

Suspension of all transactions to withdraw securities of Russian issuers from depo accounts in the NSD system

The Central Securities Depository hereby informs that on 28 February 2022, a notice was received from National Settlement Depository JSC (“NSD”) of suspension from the above date of all transactions to withdraw securities of Russian issuers from depo accounts in the NSD system, other than transactions made in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, beyond the will of the person exercising the rights under securities (mandatory CA (redemption, splitting, etc.), recovery based on an enforcement document), transactions on trading depo accounts (depo sub-accounts of a clearing depo account) on the basis of an instruction or a report of the clearing organization based on the clearing results for transactions made at the trades of the RF trade organizers.

Furthermore, starting from 28 February 2022, NSD will suspend the transfer of payments for securities of Russian issuers to foreign individuals and legal entities.

In this regard, the Central Securities Depository, in the annex to this information message, provides a list of securities issued under the laws of the Russian Federation, for which transactions of placement in / withdrawal from nominal holding by NSD were suspended from 28 February 2022.

At the same time, as before, the holders of these securities will be able to make transactions in the Central Securities Depository system, with the exception of transactions of securities’ placement in / withdrawal from nominal holding by the Central Securities Depository.