Canada: New updated beneficial owner list for relief at source and quick refund

13.01.2017

Clearstream Banking1 would like to inform customers that effective

immediately

the beneficial owner list, used when requesting relief at source or quick refund on dividends from Canadian equities and trust instruments has been updated and replaced with a new version.

Impact on customers

Relief at source and quick refund requests submitted with the old beneficial owner template will be accepted until 31 January 2017. Customers are however, strongly encouraged to already start using the new template.

The old beneficial owner template will consequently no longer be accepted by Clearstream Banking as of 1 February 2017, and requests will only be accepted when submitted using the new version only.

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.