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Regulations Governing the Administration of Shareholder Services of Public Companies  CH

Amended Date: 2021.03.02 (Articles 3, 3-2, 3-3, 3-5, 6, 14, 15, 18, 20, 30, 33, 40, 44-5, 49-2, 50 amended,English version coming soon)
Current English version amended on 2015.12.21 
Article 12     Documents and forms utilized by a company during the process of handling shareholder services shall be stored in accordance with the following provisions after the affair has been completed:
  1. Shareholders register, registry of lost stock certificates, shareholder specimen chop, voucher for issuance of rights issue stock, and minutes of the shareholders meeting shall be stored permanently.
  2. Voucher for issuance of cash dividends shall be stored for at least five years.
  3. Other documents and forms utilized during the handling of shareholder services shall be stored for at least three years. However, copies of identity card, replaced voided stock certificates, and stock owners list maintained and sent by centralized securities depository enterprises may be stored for one year.
  4. The attendance list bearing the signatures of the shareholders present at the shareholders meeting and the powers of attorney of the proxies shall be kept for a period of at least one year. However if a lawsuit has been instituted by any shareholder in accordance with the provisions of Article 189 of the Company Act, the documents shall be kept by the company until the conclusion of the litigation.