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List of Foreign Issuers That Have Submitted Information Under the Exemption Relating to Certain Foreign Securities

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Start Preamble May 1, 2002.

Foreign private issuers with total assets in excess of $10,000,000 and a class of equity securities held of record by 500 or more persons, of which 300 or more reside in the United States, are subject to registration under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 [1] (the “Act”).[2]

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Rule 12g3-2(b) [3] provides an exemption from registration under Section 12(g) of the Act with respect to a foreign private issuer that submits to the Commission, on a current basis, the material required by the Rule. The informational requirements are designed to give investors access to certain information so they have the opportunity to inform themselves about the issuer. The Rule requires the issuer to provide the Commission with information that it has: (1) Made or is required to make public pursuant to the law of the country of its domicile or in which it is incorporated or organized; (2) filed or is required to file with a stock exchange on which its securities are traded and that was made public by such exchange; and/or (3) distributed or is required to distribute to its securities holders.

On October 6, 1983, the Commission revised Rule 12g3-2(b) by terminating the availability of the exemptive rule for certain foreign issuers with securities quoted on an automated inter-dealer quotation system—including the Nasdaq stock market.[4] The Commission grandfathered indefinitely securities of non-Canadian issuers that were in compliance with the Rule as of October 6, 1983 and quoted on Nasdaq on that date.[5]

When the Commission adopted Rule 12g3-2(b) and other rules [6] relating to foreign securities, it indicated that from time to time it would publish lists showing those foreign issuers that have claimed exemptions from the registration provisions of Section 12(g) of the Act.[7] The purpose of this release is to call to the attention of brokers, dealers and investors, that some form of relatively current information concerning the issuers included in this list is available in the Commission's public files.[8] The Commission also wishes to bring to the attention of brokers, dealers, and investors the fact that current information concerning foreign issuers may not necessarily be available in the United States.[9] The Commission continues to expect that brokers and dealers will consider this fact in connection with their obligations under the federal securities laws to have a reasonable basis for recommending those securities to their customers.[10]

Direct any questions regarding Rule 12g3-2 or the list of issuers in this release to Michael Coco, Office of International Corporate Finance, Division of Corporation Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC 20549-0302 ((202) 942-2990). This release is available on the Commission's Web site: Requests for copies may also be directed to the Public Reference Room, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC 20549-0102 ((202) 942-8090).

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For the Commission, by the Division of Corporation Finance, pursuant to delegated authority.

Jill M. Peterson,

Assistant Secretary.

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Company nameCountryFile No.
10 Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5229
701 Com CorpCanada82-5119
AB Lietuvos TelekomasLithuania82-5086
ABB ABSweden82-736
Accor S.AFrance82-4672
Aceralia Corporacion Siderurgica S.ASpain82-4967
ACOM Co. LtdJapan82-4121
Adidas Saloman AGGermany82-4278
AEM S.p.AItaly82-4911
Aeroflot Russian International AirlinesRussia82-4592
AES Tiete S.ABrazil82-3691
Africa Gem ResourcesSouth Africa82-34638
African Marine Materials CorpCanada82-3329
Afrikander Lease LtdSouth Africa82-34632
Agau Resources IncCanada82-4769
Agenix LimitedAustralia82-34639
Agora S.APoland82-4941
AIFUL CorpJapan82-4802
Air FranceFrance82-5050
Airtours plcUnited Kingdom82-5049
Albert Fisher Group plcUnited Kingdom82-1020
Aldeasa S.ASpain82-4774
Alive International IncCanada82-5056
Alktek Power CorpCanada82-3219
Allgreen Properties LtdSingapore82-4959
Allied Domecq plcUnited Kingdom82-878
Alpha General (Holdings) LtdBermuda82-34649
Altai Resources, IncCanada82-2950
Amadeus Global Travel Distribution S.ASpain82-5173
America Telecom S.A. de C.VMexico82-34636
American Comstock ExplorationCanada82-3283
American Manor CorpCanada82-4158
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Amoy Properties LtdHong Kong82-3410
AMRAD Corp. LtdAustralia82-4867
AmSteel Corp BerhadMalaysia82-3318
Angkasa Marketing BerhadMalaysia82-3319
Anglo American Corp. of South AfricaSouth Africa82-97
Anglo Irish Bank Corp. plcIreland82-3791
AO NovgorodtelecomRussia82-4840
AO SamaraenergoRussia82-4708
AO Siberian Oil CompanyRussia82-4882
AO SurgutneftegasRussia82-4302
APF Energy TrustCanada82-5166
Applied Gaming SolutionsCanada82-4832
Applied Optical Technologies plcUnited Kingdom82-5165
Aquarius Platinum LtdBermuda82-5097
Archon Minerals LtdCanada82-4171
Arcon International Resources plcIreland82-4803
Argent Resources LtdAustralia82-5091
Arisawa Manufacturing Co. LtdJapan82-4620
Asia Fiber plcThailand82-2842
Asiana AirlinesKorea82-5171
Australian Oil & Gas Corp. LtdAustralia82-4576
Austrian AirlinesAustria82-4970
Auterra Ventures IncCanada82-4653
Avalon Ventures LtdCanada82-4427
Avgold LtdSouth Africa82-4482
BAA plcUnited Kingdom82-3372
Bacardi LtdBermuda82-4992
Bambuu LtdAustralia82-4872
Banca Popolare di BresciaItaly82-4662
Banca Popolare di LodiItaly82-4855
Banco Mercantil S.ABolivia82-4296
Bandai CoJapan82-3919
Bangkok Bank Public Co. LtdThailand82-4835
Bank Handlowy w WarszawiePoland82-4613
Bank of East Asia LtdHong Kong82-3443
Bank of Fukuoka LtdJapan82-1117
Bank of Nova ScotiaCanada82-132
Bank of ScotlandUnited Kingdom82-3240
Bank VozrozhdeniyeRussia82-4257
BankInter S.ASpain82-2972
BC Gas IncCanada82-3909
BCE Emergis IncCanada82-5206
Beghin SayFrance82-5209
Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal Sci-Tech CoChina82-34651
Beijing Datang Power Generation Co. LtdChina82-5186
Beijing Enterprises Holdings LtdHong Kong82-34642
Belluna Co. LtdJapan82-5233
Beta Systems Software AGGermany82-4631
Billerud ABSweden82-34625
Billiton plcUnited Kingdom82-4647
Blackrock Ventures IncCanada82-4555
Blue Power Energy CorpCanada82-2213
Bohler Uddeholm AGAustria82-4089
Boliden LtdCanada82-4707
Bombardier IncCanada82-3123
Bonus Resource Services CorpCanada82-1162
Borealis Exploration LtdCanada82-1656
Bradford and Bingley plcUnited Kingdom82-5154
Brambles Industries plcUnited Kingdom82-5205
Brasilca Mining CorpCanada82-2257
Bresagen LtdAustralia82-5135
Bridgestone CorpJapan82-1264
British Aerospace plcUnited Kingdom82-3138
Burns Philip & Company LtdAustralia82-1565
BWI ResourcesCanada82-2914
BWT AktiengesellschaftAustria82-5221
C.I. Fund Management IncCanada82-4994
Canadian Everock ExplorationCanada82-5163
Canadian Hunter Exploration LtdCanada82-5002
Canadian Hydro DevelopersCanada82-3347
Canadian Metals Corp. LtdCanada82-2143
Canadian Oil Sands TrustCanada82-5189
Canadian Western BankCanada82-4478
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CanBaikal ResourcesCanada82-4694
Cap Gemini S.AFrance82-5065
Capio ABSweden82-5108
Capitaland LtdSingapore82-4507
Carribean Cement Co. LtdJamaica82-3715
Carso Global TelecomMexico82-4379
Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze S.p.AItaly82-5126
Cathay Pacific AirlinesHong Kong82-1390
Caussa Capital CorpCanada82-3858
Cementos Lima S.APeru82-3911
Central Termica GuemasArgentina82-5145
Cerveceria Nacional S.APanama82-4704
Ceska Sporitelna A.SCzech Republic82-4384
Challenger Minerals LtdCanada82-3666
Champion Technology Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3442
Chaoda Modern Agriculture Holdings LtdCayman Islands82-34644
Cheung Kong Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4138
China Online Bermuda LtdBermuda82-3654
China Pharmaceutical Enter/In. CoHong Kong82-4135
China Steel CorpChina82-3296
China Strategic Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3596
Cho Hung BankKorea82-4506
Cia Forca y Luz Cataguases LeopoldinaBrazil82-5147
Circle Energy IncCanada82-4586
CITIC Pacific LtdChina82-5232
Clarica Life InsuranceCanada82-4988
Claude Resources IncCanada82-1742
Coca Cola Hellenic BottlingGreece82-5180
Coca-Cola Amatil LtdAustralia82-2994
Colony Pacific Explorations LtdCanada82-1115
Commonwealth Energy CorpCanada82-4805
Compagnie Des Machines BullFrance82-4847
Companhia de Transmissao de EnergeriaBrazil82-4980
Companhia Energetica de Sao PauloBrazil82-3691
Companhia Siderurgica Belgo MineiraBrazil82-3771
Companhia Suzano De Papel E CeluloseBrazil82-3550
Compass Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5161
Computershare LtdAustralia82-4966
Concept Wireless IncCanada82-4003
Consolidated Odyssey Exploration IncCanada82-3934
Consolidated Pine Channel Gold CorpCanada82-2583
Consolidated Westview Resource CorpCanada82-2601
Consorcio Ara S.A. de C.VMexico82-4380
Continental AGGermany82-1357
Continental Precious Minerals IncCanada82-3358
Cora Resources LtdCanada82-4571
Corporacion Financiera del Valle S.AColombia82-3437
Corporacion Geo S.A. de C.VMexico82-3870
Corriente Resources IncCanada82-3775
Credit Communai Holding Dexia BelgiumBelgium82-4606
Cross Lake Minerals LtdCanada82-2636
CSX CorporationsJapan82-781
Curion Venture CorpCanada82-3602
Cybrid Co. LtdJapan82-5139
Dah Sing Financial Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4272
Dai'ei IncJapan82-230
Dairy Farm International Holdings LtdHong Kong82-2962
David Jones LtdAustralia82-4230
Davide Campari Milano S.p.AItaly82-5203
De Beers Centenary AGSwitzerland82-3069
De Beers Consolidated Mines, LtdSouth Africa82-91
Delmonte Pacific LtdBritish Virgin Islands82-5068
Den Danske Bank AF 1871 AGDenmark82-1263
Dentsu IncJapan82-5241
Deutsche Lufthansa AGGermany82-4691
Development Bank of SingaporeSingapore82-3172
Devine Entertainment CorpCanada82-4118
Diseno Textil S.ASpain82-5185
Dofasco IncCanada82-3226
DSM N.VNetherlands82-3120
E New Media Co. LtdHong Kong82-5101
East Japan Railway CoJapan82-4990
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Eastmain Resources IncCanada82-4421
Editora Saraiva S.ABrazil82-5046
Egg plcUnited Kingdom82-5088
EI Environmental Engineering ConceptsCanada82-1598
Eisai Co. LtdJapan82-4015
Email LtdAustralia82-2951
Emgold Mining CorpCanada82-3003
EMI Group plcUnited Kingdom82-373
Empire Alliance Properties IncCanada82-2215
Energy Africa LtdSouth Africa82-4306
Epic Oil and Gas LtdCanada82-5045
Epsilon ABSweden82-5177
Erciyas Biracilik & Malt SanayiTurkey82-4144
ERG S.p.AItaly82-4745
Erste BankAustria82-5066
Essilor InternationalCanada82-4944
Eurotunnel plcUnited Kingdom82-3000
Eurotunnel S.AFrance82-2999
Evergreen Forests LtdNew Zealand82-4114
Evergreen Marine Corp. Ltd TaiwanChina82-4420
Ezenet CorpCanada82-4976
Fancamp Resources LtdCanada82-3929
FANCL CorporationJapan82-5032
Fantastic CorporationSwitzerland82-5115
Federation Group LtdAustralia82-5194
Fedsure Holdings LtdSouth Africa82-3839
First Australian Resources N.LAustralia82-3494
First Pacific Co. LtdHong Kong82-836
First Quantum Minerals LtdCanada82-4461
First Silver Reserve IncCanada82-3449
First Tractor Company LtdChina82-4772
FJA AGGermany82-5077
Fortis AmevBelgium82-3118
Fortis S.A./N.VBelgium82-5234
Foschini LtdSouth Africa82-4044
Fosters Brewing Group LtdAustralia82-1711
Four Imprint Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5104
Franc Or Resources CorpCanada82-4164
Friends Provident plcUnited Kingdom82-34640
Frontier Minerals IncCanada82-2546
Frutarom Industries 1995 LtdIsrael82-4357
Fuji Bank LtdJapan82-4492
Fuji Photo Film Co. LtdJapan82-78
Fuji Television NetworkJapan82-5176
Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. LtdJapan82-5231
Fujitsu Support and ServiceJapan82-4885
Funai Electric LtdJapan82-5078
Future Link Systems IncCanada82-2406
G. Accion S.A. de C.VMexico82-4590
Galaxy Online IncCanada82-5099
Genbel South AfricaSouth Africa82-235
Gencor LtdSouth Africa82-311
Generale de Sante S.AFrance82-34626
Genetic Technologies LtdAustralia82-34627
Genting BerhadMalaysia82-4962
Geo 2 LtdAustralia82-4499
Gerle Gold LtdCanada82-1209
Giordano Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3780
Gitennes Exploration IncCanada82-4170
Givuadan S.ASwitzerland82-5087
GKN plcUnited Kingdom82-1042
Glanbia Public LtdIreland82-4734
Global Direct IncCanada82-5084
Glorius Sun Enterprises LtdBermuda82-4581
Golconda Resources LtdCanada82-3167
Gold Fields of South Africa LtdSouth Africa82-204
Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) LtdCanada82-3604
Goldas Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ithalat Ihracat ASTurkey82-5223
Goldcliff Resources CorpCanada82-2748
Golden Arch Resources LtdCanada82-659
Golden Hope Mines LtdCanada82-3023
Goldsat Mining IncCanada82-5000
Goodman Fielder LtdAustralia82-2009
Govett Strategic Investment Trust plcUnited Kingdom82-287
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Grand Hotel Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3408
Grasim Industries LtdIndia82-3322
Great Eagle Holdings LtdBermuda82-3940
Great Quest Metals LtdCanada82-3116
Great Universal Stores plcUnited Kingdom82-5017
Greater China TechnologyCayman Islands82-5096
Grupo Auxiliar Metalurgico S.ASpain82-5201
Grupo Carso S.A. de C.VMexico82-3175
Grupo DatafluxMexico82-4899
Grupo Ferrovial S.ASpain82-4939
Grupo Financiero Bancomer S.A. de C.VMexico82-3273
Grupo Financiero Santander MexicanoMexico82-3447
Grupo Gigante, S.A. de C.VMexico82-3142
Grupo Industrial SaltilloMexico82-5019
Grupo Melo S.APanama82-4893
Grupo Mexico S.A. de C.VMexico82-4582
Grupo Posadas S.A. de C.VMexico82-3274
GTECH International Resources LtdCanada82-3779
Guangdong Investments LtdHong Kong82-3772
Guangzhou Investment Co. LtdHong Kong82-4247
Gzitic Hauling Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4195
H. Lundbeck A.SDenmark82-4973
Hagemeyer N.VNetherlands82-4865
Halifax Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5003
Hang Seng Bank LtdHong Kong82-1747
Hansom Eastern Holdings LtdCayman Islands82-4152
HBOS plcUnited Kingdom82-5222
Heineken Holding N.VNetherlands82-5149
Heineken N.VNetherlands82-4953
Henderson Investment LtdHong Kong82-3964
Henderson Land Development Co. LtdHong Kong82-1561
Henkel KGAAGermany82-4437
Henlys Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5051
Herald Resources LtdAustralia82-4295
Highveld Steel & Vanadium Corp. LtdSouth Africa82-596
Hikari Tsushin IncJapan82-4998
Hindalco Industries LtdIndia82-3428
Hoganas ABSweden82-3754
Hokuriku Bank LtdJapan82-1045
Homeproject Com IncCanada82-4782
Hong Kong & China Gas Co. LtdHong Kong82-1543
Hong Kong Construction HoldingsHong Kong82-4029
Hornbach-Baumarkt AGGermany82-3729
Housing BankJordan82-5016
HTI Ventures CorpCanada82-1535
Hypothekenbank in Essen AGGermany82-4883
Hyundai Motor CompanyKorea82-3423
I One Net International LtdCanada82-5074
I.T.C. LimitedIndia82-3470
IEM S.A. de C.VMexico82-2337
Impala Platinum Holdings LtdSouth Africa82-359
Imperial Metals CorpCanada82-1032
Imperial One International LtdAustralia82-1257
Inapa Investimentos Participacoes e GestaPortugal82-4864
Inca Pacific Resources IncCanada82-1665
Indian Oil Corp. LtdIndia82-4894
Indusmin Energy CorpCanada82-4833
Industrial Bank of JapanJapan82-4752
Inepar S.A. Industria y ConstrucoesBrazil82-5105
Intelsat LtdBermuda82-5214
Interbrew S.A./N.VNetherlands82-5159
International Chargold Resources LtdCanada82-4385
International Company for Food IndustriesEgypt82-5094
International Health Partners IncCanada82-4868
International Parkside Products IncCanada82-2794
International PBX Ventures LtdCanada82-2635
International Road Dynamics IncCanada82-3899
Internet Identity Presence Co. IncCanada82-478
Interpump Group S.p.AItaly82-4511
Interstar Mining Group. IncCanada82-3759
Invensys plcUnited Kingdom82-2142
IP Applications CorpCanada82-34637
Iscor LtdSouth Africa82-3826
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Italian Thai Development Public Co. LtdThailand82-4299
Itech Capital CorpCanada82-3200
Jamaica Broilers Group LtdJamaica82-3720
Jannok Properties LtdCanada82-5062
Japan Satellite SystemsJapan82-5111
Japan Telecom CoJapan82-3943
Jardine Matheson Holdings LtdHong Kong82-2963
Jardine Strategic Holdings LtdBermuda82-3085
Jasmine International plcThailand82-4876
JC Decaux S.AFrance82-34631
JD Group LimitedSouth Africa82-4401
JG Summit Holdings IncPhilippines82-3572
Jinhui Holdings CoHong Kong82-3765
Jinhui Shipping and Transportation LtdBermuda82-4054
JNR Resources IncCanada82-4720
John Keells Holdings LtdSri Lanka82-3854
Johnnic Communications LtdSouth Africa82-5184
Johnnic Holdings LtdSouth Africa82-5128
Johnson Electric HoldingsHong Kong82-2416
Johnson Matthey plcUnited Kingdom82-2272
Jordan Kuwait BankJordan82-5085
JS Central Telecommunication CoRussia82-5198
JSC BuryatzolotoRussia82-4619
JSC IrkutskenergoRussia82-4458
JSC KhantymansiyskokrtelecomRussia82-4823
JSC LenenergoRussia82-5102
JSC Moscow City Telephone NetworkRussia82-4957
JSC NizhegorodsvyasinformRussia82-4642
JSC Primorsk Shipping CorpRussia82-4717
JSC UralsvyasinformRussia82-4545
JSC ZaporizhtransformatorUkraine82-4995
Jumptec Industrielle Computertechnik AGGermany82-4989
Justsystem CorpJapan82-4732
K Wah Construction Materials LtdHong Kong82-3850
Kawasaki Heavy Industries LtdJapan82-4389
Kawasaki Steel CorpJapan82-3389
Kelso Technologies IncCanada82-2441
Keyworld Investments plcUnited Kingdom82-5193
KGHM Polska Miedz S.APoland82-4639
Kidde plcUnited Kingdom82-5153
Kidston Gold Mines LtdAustralia82-2351
Kimberly Clark de MexicoMexico82-3308
King Pacific International Holdings IncBermuda82-3655
Kingfisher plcUnited Kingdom82-968
Kirin Brewery CoJapan82-188
Klabin S.ABrazil82-34628
Kobe Steel LtdJapan82-3371
Komercni Banka A.SCzech Republic82-4154
Krones AGGermany82-3871
Kumba Resources LtdSouth Africa82-5217
L'Air Liquide S.AFrance82-5224
Landesbank Rheinland-PhalzGermany82-4930
Lasik Vision CorpCanada82-5031
Lattice Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5110
Legend Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3950
Lend Lease Corp. LtdAustralia82-3498
Lenzing AGAustria82-3207
LG Electronics IncKorea82-3857
Liberty Life Association of South AfricaSouth Africa82-3924
Lindsey Morden GroupCanada82-5143
Lingo Media IncCanada82-4877
Lion Land BerhadMalaysia82-3342
Loblaw Companies LtdCanada82-4918
Lonrho Africa plcUnited Kingdom82-4753
Louis Dreyfus Citrus S.AFrance82-4505
Lucero Resource CorpCanada82-1756
Magician Industries Holdings IncBermuda82-4358
Magin Energy IncCanada82-5100
Makro Atacadista S.ABrazil82-4095
Malbak LtdSouth Africa82-3751
Man Group plcUnited Kingdom82-4214
Mandarin Oriental International LtdHong Kong82-2955
Manila Electric CoPhilippines82-3237
Maple Minerals IncCanada82-3650
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Market Age plcUnited Kingdom82-5230
Marks and Spencer plcUnited Kingdom82-1961
Matsui Securities Co. LtdJapan82-5215
Maximum Resources IncCanada82-3923
Mayr Melnhof KartonAustria82-4052
M-Cell LtdSouth Africa82-5192
MCK Mining CorpCanada82-3938
Medallion Resources LtdCanada82-3656
Menzies Gold N.LAustralia82-4536
Mercantil Servicios Financieros C.AVenezuela82-4648
Meteor Technologies IncCanada82-2442
Metro Cash & Carry LtdSouth Africa82-4279
Michael Page International plcUnited Kingdom82-5162
Michelin Compagnie Generale des EtablissementsFrance82-3354
MIM Holdings LtdAustralia82-173
Minebea Co. LtdJapan82-4551
Minto Explorations LtdCanada82-4119
Mishibishu Gold CorpCanada82-2682
Misr International Bank S.A.EEgypt82-4629
Mitsubishi CorpJapan82-3784
Mitsui Marine and Fire Insurance Co. LtdJapan82-4755
MJ Maillis S.AGreece82-4975
Mobistar N.V./S.ABelgium82-4965
Morgan Crucible Co. plcUnited Kingdom82-3387
Mount Burgess Gold Mining CoAustralia82-1235
NABI North American Bus Industries RTHungary82-4925
Nadro S.A. de C.VMexico82-4611
Name Brand Sales IncCanada82-5218
Nampak LimitedSouth Africa82-3714
National Bank of CanadaCanada82-3764
Neopost S.AFrance82-5080
Neptune Orient Lines LtdSingapore82-2605
Nestle S.ASwitzerland82-1252
Netstore plcUnited Kingdom82-5152
New GKNUnited Kingdom82-5204
New World Infrastructure LtdHong Kong82-4218
New Zurich FinancialSwitzerland82-5089
Newsplayer Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5187
NIB Capital BankNetherlands82-5098
Nippon Steel CorpJapan82-5175
Nissan Motor CoJapan82-207
Norilsk NickelRussia82-4270
Norilsk Nickel Mining Metallurgical CoRussia82-5167
Norske Skogindustrier ASANorway82-5226
North LtdAustralia82-2531
Northern Abitibi Mining CorpCanada82-4749
Novar plcUnited Kingdom82-4542
Novozymes ASDenmark82-5116
NTS Computer Systems LtdCanada82-4354
Nuinsco Resources LtdCanada82-1846
Nutreco Holdings N.VNetherlands82-4927
Nyzhniodniprovsky Pipe Rolling PlantUkraine82-4814
OAO Oil Co. YukosRussia82-4209
Occupational & Medical Innovations LtdAustralia82-5174
OJS Electrosvyaz Rostov RegionRussia82-4740
OJS UkrnaftaUkraine82-4859
OJSC DniproenergoUkraine82-4844
OJSC Electrosvyaz of Novosibirsk RegionRussia82-5199
OJSC Electrosvyaz of Primorsky RegionRussia82-5200
OJSC KubanelectrosvyazRussia82-4721
OJSC Petersburg Telephone NetworkRussia82-5197
Old Mutual plcUnited Kingdom82-4974
Olivetti S.p.AItaly82-5181
Omega Projects Co. LtdCanada82-5030
One Steel LtdAustralia82-5103
Onfem Holdings LtdBermuda82-3735
OPP Petroquimica S.ABrazil82-4287
Orange S.AFrance82-5168
Orbis S.APoland82-5025
Oriole Systems IncCanada82-5137
Osterreichische ElektrizitatswirtschaftsAustria82-4381
Pacific Andes Int'l Holdings LtdBermuda82-4031
Pacific Stratus Ventures LtdCanada82-5158
Pacific Topaz Resources LtdCanada82-1285
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Pacmin Mining Corp. LtdAustralia82-4550
Panafon Hellenic TelecommunicationsGreece82-4969
Paperlinx LtdAustralia82-5061
Paranapanema S.ABrazil82-5083
Paul Y ITC Construction Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4217
Pearl Oriental Cyberforce LtdBermuda82-4350
Perfect Fry CorpCanada82-1609
Pernod Ricard S.AFrance82-3361
Pharmexa A.SDenmark82-5196
Phoenix Canada Oil Co. LtdCanada82-3936
Pinault Printemps RedouteFrance82-5179
Pinetree Capital CorpCanada82-2759
PixelNet AGGermany82-5236
Poineer International LtdAustralia82-2701
Polski Koncern NaftowyPoland82-5036
Power Corp. of CanadaCanada82-137
Power Financial CorpCanada82-1716
Prana Biotechnology LtdAustralia82-5122
Prokom Software S.APoland82-4700
Promatek Industries LtdCanada82-1351
Promise Co. LtdJapan82-4837
Promotora de InformacionesSpain82-5213
PSP Swiss Property AGSwitzerland82-5052
PT Multimedia Servicos de TelecommunicacoesPortugal82-5059
PTT Exploration & Production plcThailand82-3827
Puma AG Rudolf Dassler SportGermany82-4369
Q P CorporationJapan82-4750
Quantas AirwaysAustralia82-4130
Rabobank NederlandNetherlands82-5010
Radio Gaucha S.ABrazil82-4341
Raffles Medical GroupSingapore82-4926
RAO GazpromRussia82-4670
RAO Unified Energy SystemsRussia82-4077
Raptor Capital CorporationCanada82-4599
Raytec Capital CorpCanada82-3553
RBS Participacoes S.ABrazil82-4338
RBS TV de Florianopolis S.ABrazil82-4340
Redmond Ventures CorpCanada82-842
Rembrandt S.A. LtdSouth Africa82-5106
Rentokil Group plcUnited Kingdom82-3806
Resorts World BerhadMalaysia82-3229
Rhodia-Ster S.ABrazil82-3942
Rich Minerals CorpCanada82-2832
Roadshow Holdings LtdBermuda82-5208
Roche Holding LtdSwitzerland82-3315
Rock Resources IncCanada82-4504
Rolls-Royce plcUnited Kingdom82-2821
Romios Gold ResourcesCanada82-5093
RWE AGGermany82-4018
S Oil CorpKorea82-34630
S&T System Integration TechnologyAustria82-34634
S.A. Fabrica de Productos AlimenticiosBrazil82-4870
Sage Group LtdSouth Africa82-4241
Sahaviriya Steel Industries plcThailand82-5008
SAIA-Burgess ElectronicsSwitzerland82-4810
Sainsbury J. plcUnited Kingdom82-913
Saipem S.p.AItaly82-4776
Sakura Bank LtdJapan82-3055
Sammy CorporationJapan82-5227
Sam's Seafood Holdings LtdAustralia82-34648
Samsung Electronics Co. LtdKorea82-3109
Sancor Cooperativas Unidas LtdArgentina82-4476
Sandvik ABSweden82-1463
Santos LtdAustralia82-34
Sanwa Bank LtdJapan82-4711
Sanyo Electric CoJapan82-264
Saskatchawan Wheat PoolCanada82-5037
Sasol LtdSouth Africa82-631
Scandanavia Online A.BSweden82-5178
Schwartz Pharma AGGermany82-34641
Sekisui House LtdJapan82-5129
Sembcorp Industries LtdSingapore82-5109
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Sennen ResourcesCanada82-2238
Shanghai Industrial Holdings LtdChina82-5160
Shangra La Asia LtdBermuda82-5006
Sharp CorpJapan82-1116
Shinawata Satellite Public Co. LtdThailand82-4527
Shiseido Company LtdJapan82-3311
Shun Tak HoldingsHong Kong82-3357
SIA Engineering Co. LtdSingapore82-5123
Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. LtdThailand82-4345
Sigma ABSweden82-5228
Silverarrow Explorations IncCanada82-2945
Sime Darby BerhadMalaysia82-4968
Simsmetal LtdAustralia82-3838
Singapore Airport Terminal Services LtdSingapore82-5117
Singapore Telecommunications LtdSingapore82-3622
Singer N.VNetherlands82-34635
Skandia Insurance Co. LtdSweden82-5079
Sky Perfect CommunicationsJapan82-5113
Slovnaft A.SRussia82-3721
Smartone TelecommunicationsBermuda82-5114
Smith Howard LtdAustralia82-4538
Societe GeneraleFrance82-3501
Sogecable S.ASpain82-4981
Sons of Gwalia N.LAustralia82-1039
South China Morning PostHong Kong82-3327
Southcorp Holdings LtdAustralia82-2692
Southern Pacific Petroleum N.LAustralia82-353
St. Dupont S.AFrance82-4552
St. Jude Resources LtdCanada82-4014
Standard Chartered plcUnited Kingdom82-5188
Starlight International Holdings LtdBermuda82-3594
Starrex Mining CorpCanada82-3755
State Bank of IndiaIndia82-4524
Statoil den Norske Stats Oljeselskap ASNorway82-3444
Stina Resources LtdCanada82-2062
Stratabound Minerals CorpCanada82-3284
Strategic Technologies IncCanada82-1548
Studsvisk ABSweden82-5172
Sumitomo Minerals CorpJapan82-3507
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking CorpJapan82-4395
Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. LtdJapan82-4617
Sun Hung Kai Properties LtdHong Kong82-1755
Svenka Cellulosa AktiebologotSweden82-763
Svyazinform of SamaraRussia82-4889
Swire Pacific LtdHong Kong82-2184
Swiss Reinsurance CoSwitzerland82-4248
Synex International IncCanada82-862
Tabcorp Holdings LtdAustralia82-3841
Tai Cheung Holdings LtdBermuda82-3528
Taylor Nelson AGB plcUnited Kingdom82-4668
Technovision SystemsCanada82-5069
Telefonica Data Brasil HoldingBrazil82-5151
Telefonica Data Peru Holding S.A.APeru82-34646
Telefonica Moviles Peru Holding S.A.APeru82-34645
Televisao Gaucha S.ABrazil82-4339
Tennyson Networks LtdAustralia82-5138
Thai Telephone and TelecommunicationsThailand82-3744
THUS Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34650
Timebeat Com Enterprises IncCanada82-2622
TNR Resources LtdCanada82-4434
Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi ASTurkey82-3699
Tokai Bank LtdJapan82-4811
Tomorrow International Holdings LtdBermuda82-4256
T-Online International AGGermany82-5125
Toyobo CoJapan82-1172
Toyoda Automatic Loom WorksJapan82-5112
Toys “R” Us Japan LtdJapan82-5073
Tradehold LtdSouth Africa82-5238
Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.AArgentina82-3845
Trio Gold CorpCanada82-2127
Truly International HoldingsCayman Islands82-3700
Trust Company of Australia LtdAustralia82-1443
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Tsingtao Brewery Company LtdChina82-4021
Tullow Oil plcUnited Kingdom82-5202
Tyumen Air CompanyRussia82-4789
UJF Holdings IncJapan82-5169
Unaxis AGSwitzerland82-34643
UNI President Enterprises CoTaiwan82-3424
Union Miniere S.ABelgium82-3876
United Bank for Africa plcNigeria82-4804
United Media LtdCanada82-3859
USA Video Interactive CorpCanada82-1601
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.ABrazil82-3902
Valeo S.AFrance82-3668
Valerie Gold Resources LtdCanada82-3339
Vanguard Oil CorpCanada82-5148
Vedior N.VNetherlands82-4654
Velcro Industries. N.VNeth. Ant.82-145
Venfin LtdSouth Africa82-3760
Veos plcUnited Kingdom82-5220
Viceroy Resource CorpCanada82-1193
Viktor Lenac Shipyard D.D. RijekaCroatia82-5219
Village Roadshow LtdAustralia82-4513
Virotec International LtdAustralia82-5090
Vodafone Telecel Comunicacoe Pessoais S.APortugal82-4528
Vodatel Networks Holdings LtdBermuda82-5146
Voyager Financial News.comUnited Kingdom82-5141 plcUnited Kingdom82-5140
VRX Worldwide IncCanada82-4669
Vtech Holdings LtdBermuda82-3565
Walmart de Mexico S.A. de C.VMexico82-4609
Western Pinnacle Mining LtdCanada82-2418
Westone Ventures IncCanada82-4890
Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AGAustria82-4316
Windarra Minerals LtdCanada82-561
Wing Tai Holdings LtdSingapore82-4632
Woodside Petroleum LtdAustralia82-2280
Wrightson LtdNew Zealand82-3646
X-Cal Resources LtdCanada82-1655
Yaroslavsky OJS Company of Energy & ElectricRussia82-5144
Yeebo International Holdings LtdBermuda82-3869
Zero Hora-Editora Jornalistica S.ABrazil82-4337
Zhejiang Expressway Co. LtdChina82-34629
Zhejiang Southeast Electric Power Co. LtdChina82-34633
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2.  Foreign issuers may also be subject to such requirements of the Act by reason of having securities registered and listed on a national securities exchange in the United States, and may be subject to the reporting requirements of the Act by reason of having registered securities under the Securities Act of 1933, 15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.

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4.  Exchange Act Release No. 20264 (October 6, 1983).

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5.  If, however, the securities are delisted from an automated inter-dealer quotation system or if the issuer fails to meet the requirements of the Rule, the grandfather provision will cease to apply. In addition, effective April 1, 1998, the securities of foreign private issuers that claim the Rule 12g3-2(b) exemption are no longer able to be quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board Service. See Exchange Act Release No. 38456 (March 31, 1997).

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6.  Exchange Act Release No. 8066 (April 28, 1967).

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7.  Exchange Act Release No. 41384 (May 10, 1999) was the last such list.

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8.  Inclusion of an issuer on the list in this release is not an affirmation by the Commission that the issuer has complied or is complying with all the conditions of Rule12g3-2(b). The list does identify those issuers that have both claimed the exemption and have submitted relatively current information to the Commission as of April 4, 2002.

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9.  Paragraph (a)(4) of Rule 15c2-11 [17 CFR 240.15c2-11] requires a broker-dealer initiating a quotation for securities of a foreign private issuer to review, maintain in its files, and make reasonably available upon request, the information furnished to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) since the beginning of the issuer's last fiscal year.

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10.  See, e.g., Hanley v. SEC, 415 F.2d 589 (2d Cir. 1969) (broker-dealer cannot recommend a security unless an adequate and reasonable basis exists for such recommendation).

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[FR Doc. 02-11230 Filed 5-6-02; 8:45 am]