Canada: Amended quick refund deadline

14.09.2016

Clearstream Banking1 would like to inform customers that effective

immediately

the customer deadlines for submitting tax instructions on dividend payments from Canadian equities, using the quick refund procedure through Clearstream Banking, have been amended as per the deadlines set out in the following table:

Event payment date

Clearstream Banking deadline

From 1 January 2016 to 30 November 2016

12 December 2016 - 18:00 CET

From 1 December 2016 to 31 December 2016

4 January 2017 - 18:00 CET

Impact on customers

Customers are requested, with immediate effect, to apply the above deadlines when submitting quick refund requests through Clearstream Banking, for the current calendar year for dividend payments from Canadian equities.

Further information

For further information, please contact the Clearstream Banking Tax Help Desk, Clearstream Banking Client Services or your Relationship Officer.

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1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking Frankfurt (CBF) customers using CreationOnline), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.