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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 41     A company shall not handle any requests for transfers of shares within 60 days prior to the shareholders meeting, 30 days prior to the special shareholders meeting, or 5 days prior to the record date for the distribution of dividends, bonuses or other interests.
    Where a stock is listed on the stock exchange or traded on the OTC market, the company shall within the required time period notify the stock exchange or the OTC securities exchange and the centralized securities depository enterprise of the reason for the book closure and the book closure period. It shall also give such a notice of the reasons and the applicable period for any amendment to or cancellation of the book closure.
    The provisions of the preceding paragraph concerning notification to the centralized securities depository enterprise shall apply mutatis mutandis to companies that are not listed on the stock exchange or traded in the OTC market and whose stocks are in the custody of a centralized securities depository enterprise, or that have not printed stock certificates and whose stocks are registered with a centralized securities depository enterprise.