Notice on convocation of an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting of ForteBank JSC
Dear Shareholders of ForteBank JSC (hereinafter the "Bank"),
The Bank (Management Board is located at: 8/1, Dostyk str., Astana city, 010017, Republic of Kazakhstan) notifies its shareholders on holding of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (hereinafter the "Meeting") initiated by the Board of Directors of the Bank.
The Meeting will be held on 07 November 2016 starting from 09.00 a.m. (Astana time), at the following address: Conference Room "Semey",8rd floor, 8/1, Dostyk str., Astana city, 010017, Republic of Kazakhstan.
The participants shall be registered starting from 08.00 a.m. (Astana time) on 07 November 2016.
The register of the Bank's shareholders eligible to participate at the Meeting will be compiled as of 00.00 a.m. (Astana time) on 07 October 2016.
The agenda of the Meeting is:
On the composition of the Board of Directors of the Bank.
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In accordance with paragraph 5 of Article 17 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Banks and Banking Activity in the Republic of Kazakhstan", "legal entities registered in offshore jurisdictions as set out in a list of such jurisdictions approved by the competent authority may not own and (or) use and (or) dispose directly or indirectly the voting shares of banks-residents of the Republic of Kazakhstan (ref. Letter No. № 04-01-14/1615 dated 29 April 2009 of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market and Financial Organizations).
Under paragraph 5-1 of the said Article, "a shareholder, participating at the general shareholders meeting submits application, stipulating on fulfilment of the requirement under paragraph 5-1 of this Article by its shareholders (participants) if there is no information on registration country of these shareholders (participants) in the bank". The second sub-paragraph of this paragraph provides that "a shareholder that did not submit the abovementioned application is not allowed to vote at the general shareholders meeting".
In this regard during registration participants of the Meeting should provide documents confirming their rights to participate at the Meeting and vote on all matters considered at the Meeting.
Shareholders of the Bank may read and acknowledge the materials of the Meeting in the terms and procedure established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Joint Stock Companies", at the address: 8/1, Dostyk str., Astana city, 010017.
In the event there is no quorum of the Meeting, the adjourned (repeated) extraordinary general shareholders meeting of the Bank will be convened on 08 November 2016 starting from 09.00 a.m. (Astana time), at the following address: Conference Room "Semey", 8rd floor, 8/1, Dostyk str., Astana city, 010017. Registration of participants of such meeting will be held from 08.00 a.m. (Astana time), on 08 November 2016.
Contacts in case of questions: +7 7172 59 99 99, ext. 10200.
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In accordance with the item of the agenda of the Meeting "On the composition of the Board of Directors of the Bank", please submit to the Bank a list of candidates to be proposed to be elected as members of the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Please be informed that in accordance with article 44 p.2 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Joint Stock Companies", information on the candidates proposed to be elected as members of the Board of Directors of the Bank shall include the following:
1) last name, first name, and at candidate's option - patronymic name;
2) education background;
3) information on affiliation to the Bank;
4) information on jobs and positions held during the last three years;
5) other information confirming qualification and experience of the candidate.
An individual proposed (recommended) for election to the Board of Directors shall comply with the requirements of laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan established for the executives of a Bank, and with the requirements of the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan established for the executives of a legal entity operating on the securities market on the basis of a license issued by the authorized body.
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