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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 June 19, 2003.

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]

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 security holders.

When the Commission adopted Rule 12g3-2(b) and other rules [4] 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.[5] 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.[6] 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.[7] The Commission continues to expect that brokers and dealers will consider this Start Printed Page 37871fact in connection with their obligations under the federal securities laws to have a reasonable basis for recommending those securities to their customers.[8]

Direct any questions regarding Rule 12g3-2 or the list of issuers in this release to Nina Mojiri-Azad, 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: www.sec.gov. 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.

Margaret H. McFarland,

Deputy Secretary.

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Company nameCountryFile No.
10 Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5229
3DM Worldwide plcUnited Kingdom82-34705
4 Imprint Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5104
AB Lietuvos TelekomasLithuania82-5086
Accor S.AFrance82-4672
ACOM Co. LtdJapan82-4121
Adidas Salomon AGGermany82-4278
Advanced Info Service Public Co. LtdThailand82-3236
AEM S.p.AItaly82-4911
Aeroflot Russian International AirlinesRussia82-4592
African Gem Resources LtdSouth Africa82-34638
African Marine Minerals CorpCanada82-3329
Afrikander Lease LtdSouth Africa82-34632
Agenix LtdAustralia82-34639
AIFUL CorpJapan82-4802
Air FranceFrance82-5050
Airspray N.VNetherlands82-34700
Aldeasa S.ASpain82-4774
All Nippon Airways Co. LtdJapan82-1569
Allgreen Properties LtdSingapore82-4959
Alpha General Holdings LtdBermuda82-34649
Altai Resources, IncCanada82-2950
Altran Technologies S.AFrance82-5164
Amadeus Global Travel Distribution S.ASpain82-5173
America Telecom S.A de C.V.Mexico82-34636
American Manor CorpCanada82-4158
AMP LtdAustralia82-34713
AMRAD Corp. LtdAustralia82-4867
AmSteel Corp BerhadMalaysia82-3318
Angang New Steel Co. LtdChina82-34663
Anglo American Corp. of South AfricaSouth Africa82-97
Anglo Irish Bank Corp. plcIreland82-3791
Antofagasta plcUnited Kingdom82-4987
AO MosenergoRussia82-4475
AO SamaraenergoRussia82-4708
AO Siberian Oil CompanyRussia82-4882
AO SurgutneftegasRussia82-4302
AO TD GumRussia82-4132
ApascoMexico82-3103
APF Energy TrustCanada82-5166
Applied Gaming Solutions of Canada IncCanada82-4832
Applied Optical Technologies plcUnited Kingdom82-5165
Aquarius Platinum LtdBermuda82-5097
Arcelor SALuxembourg82-34727
Arcon International Resources plcIreland82-4803
Argent Resources LtdCanada82-5091
Arisawa Manufacturing Co. LtdJapan82-4620
Artel Solutions Group Holdings LimitedCayman Islands82-34697
Asia Fiber Public Co. LtdThailand82-2842
Atlas CopcoSweden82-812
Australian Gas Light CompanyAustralia82-4797
Australian Oil & Gas Corp. LtdAustralia82-4576
Austrian AirlinesAustria82-4970
Auterra Ventures IncCanada82-4653
Autogen LtdAustralia82-34666
Avalon Ventures LtdCanada82-4427
Avgold LtdSouth Africa82-4482
BAA plcUnited Kingdom82-3372
Bacardi LtdBermuda82-4992
Banca Popolare di LodiItaly82-4855
Banco Mercantil S.ABolivia82-4296
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Bandai Co. LtdJapan82-3919
Bangkok Bank Public Co. LtdThailand82-4835
Bank Handlowy w Warszawie SAPoland82-4613
Bank of East Asia LtdHong Kong82-3443
Bank of Fukuoka LtdJapan82-1117
Bank VozrozhdeniyeRussia82-4257
BankInter S.ASpain82-2972
BCE Emergis IncCanada82-5206
Beghin SayFrance82-5209
Beijing Beida Jade Bird Universal Sci-Tech Co. LtdChina82-34651
Beijing Enterprises Holdings LtdHong Kong82-34642
Belluna Co. LtdJapan82-5233
Benfield Group LtdBermuda82-34726
Bespak plcUnited Kingdom82-3349
Beta Systems Software AGGermany82-4631
BHP Steel LtdAustralia82-34676
Billerud ABSweden82-34625
BioMS Medical CorpCanada82-34689
Bionomics LimitedAustralia82-34682
Blackrock Ventures IncCanada82-4555
Blue Power Energy CorpCanada82-2213
BNP ParibasFrance82-3757
BOC Hong Kong Holdings LtdHong Kong82-34675
Bohler Uddeholm AGAustria82-4089
Boliden LtdCanada82-4707
Bombardier IncCanada82-3123
Boots Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34701
Boral LtdAustralia82-5054
Bradford & Bingley plcUnited Kingdom82-5154
Brambles Industries plcUnited Kingdom82-5205
Brazil Realty S.ABrazil82-4454
Bresagen LtdAustralia82-5135
Bridgestone CorpJapan82-1264
Burberry Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34691
Burns Philip & Company LtdAustralia82-1565
BWT AktiengesellschaftAustria82-5221
C Squared Developments IncCanada82-1756
C.I. Fund Management IncCanada82-4994
Cal-Star IncCanada82-2406
Canadian Everock Explorations IncCanada82-5163
Canadian Metals Exploration LtdCanada82-2143
Canadian Oil Sands TrustCanada82-5189
Canadian Western BankCanada82-4478
Canfibre Group LtdCanada82-2222
Cap Gemini S.AFrance82-5065
Capitaland LtdSingapore82-4507
Caribbean Cement Co. LtdJamaica82-3715
Carso Global TelecomMexico82-4379
Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze S.p.AItaly82-5126
Cathay Pacific Airlines LtdHong Kong82-1390
Cementos Lima S.APeru82-3911
Centrais Eletricas de Santa CaterinaBrazil82-3795
Central Termica Guemas S.AArgentina82-5145
Centrica plcUnited Kingdom82-4518
CereolFrance82-5210
CerestarFrance82-5211
Cerveceria Nacional S.APanama82-4704
Ceska Sporitelna A.SCzech Republic82-4384
CESP Companhia Energetica de Sao PauloBrazil82-3691
Challenger Minerals LtdCanada82-3666
Champion Natural Health Com IncCanada82-4485
Chaoda Modern Agriculture Holdings LtdCayman Islands82-34644
Chengdu PTIC Telecommunications Cable Co. LtdChina82-4573
Cheung Kong Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4138
China Oilfield Services LtdChina82-34696
China Online Bermuda LtdBermuda82-3654
China Pharmaceutical Enterprise & Investment CorpHong Kong82-4135
China Resources Enterprise LtdHong Kong82-4177
China Steel CorpTaiwan82-3296
China Strategic Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3596
Chr. Hansen Holding A/SDenmark82-34732
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. LtdJapan82-34668
Cia Forca e Luz Cataguases LeopoldinaBrazil82-5147
CITIC Pacific LtdHong Kong82-5232
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Citiraya Industries LtdSingapore82-34706
CML Microsystems plcUnited Kingdom82-3176
Coca Cola Amatil LtdAustralia82-2994
Companhia de Transmissao de Energeria Electrica PaulistaBrazil82-4980
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
Continental AGGermany82-1357
Continental Precious Minerals IncCanada82-3358
Cora Resources LtdCanada82-4571
Corporacion Geo S.A. de C.V.Mexico82-3870
Corriente Resources IncCanada82-3775
Cross Lake Minerals LtdCanada82-2636
CSK CorporationJapan82-781
Cue Energy Resources LimitedNew Zealand82-34692
Curion Venture CorpCanada82-3602
Curran Bay ResourcesCanada82-34724
Cybird Co. LtdJapan82-5139
Cycle & Carriage LtdSingapore82-3163
Dah Sing Financial GroupHong Kong82-4272
Daido Life Insurance CoJapan82-34658
Dairy Farm International Holdings LtdHong Kong82-2962
Davide Campari Milano S.p.AItaly82-5203
DBS Group Holdings LtdSingapore82-3172
De Longhi S.p.AItaly82-34652
Del Monte Pacific LtdBritish Virgin Islands82-5068
Den Danske Bank AktieselskabDenmark82-1263
Dentsu IncJapan82-5241
DEPFA Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AGGermany82-4822
Deutsche Beteiligungs Holding AGGermany82-4977
Deutsche Lufthansa AGGermany82-4691
Devine Entertainment CorpCanada82-4118
Dexia BelgiumBelgium82-4606
Dixons Group plcUnited Kingdom82-3331
Dofasco IncCanada82-3226
DRC Resources CorpCanada82-713
DSM N.VNetherlands82-3120
E New Media Co. LtdHong Kong82-5101
East Japan Railway CoJapan82-4990
Eastmain Resources IncCanada82-4421
Editora Saraiva S.ABrazil82-5046
EI Environmental Engineering Concepts LtdCanada82-1598
Eisai Co. LtdJapan82-4015
E-Kong Group LtdBermuda82-34653
Electrocomponents plcUnited Kingdom82-34672
Emgold Mining CorpCanada82-3003
EMI Group plcUnited Kingdom82-373
Enerco Energy Service Co., IncCanada82-1162
Energy Africa LtdSouth Africa82-4306
EnviroMission LimitedAustralia82-34693
Epic Oil & Gas LtdCanada82-5045
Erciyas Biracilik ve Malt Sanayi ASTurkey82-4144
Erste BankAustria82-5066
Essilor InternationalFrance82-4944
European Aeronautic Defence & Space CoNetherlands82-34662
Eurotunnel plcUnited Kingdom82-3000
Eurotunnel S.AFrance82-2999
Evergreen Forests LtdNew Zealand82-4114
Exel plcUnited Kingdom82-34655
Expo Resources IncCanada82-34730
Fancamp Resources LtdCanada82-3929
FANCL CorporationJapan82-5032
Ferreyros SAPeru82-34695
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
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FNX Mining Co. IncCanada82-34684
Fortis AmevBelgium82-3118
Fortis S.A./N.VBelgium82-5234
Foschini LtdSouth Africa82-4044
Fosters Brewing Group LtdAustralia82-1711
Franc Or Resources CorpCanada82-4164
Friends Provident plcUnited Kingdom82-34640
Frutarom Industries LtdIsrael82-4357
Fubon Insurance Co. LtdTaiwan82-4788
Fuji Photo Film Co. LtdJapan82-78
Fuji Television NetworkJapan82-5176
Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. LtdJapan82-5231
Fujitsu Support & ServiceJapan82-4885
Funai Electric LtdJapan82-5078
G. Accion S.A. de C.VMexico82-4590
Gambro ABSweden82-34731
Gamesa S.ASpain82-5201
Gammon Lakes Resources IncCanada82-4909
Genbel South Africa LtdSouth Africa82-235
Gencor LtdSouth Africa82-311
Generale de Sante S.AFrance82-34626
Genetic Technologies LtdAustralia82-34627
Genting BerhadMalaysia82-4962
GGL Diamond CorpCanada82-1209
Giordano International LtdBermuda82-3780
Gitennes Exploration IncCanada82-4170
Glanbia Public LtdIreland82-4734
Globel Direct IncCanada82-5084
Glorius Sun Enterprises LtdBermuda82-4581
Golconda Resources LtdCanada82-3167
Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) LtdHong Kong82-3604
Goldas Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ithalat Ihracat ASTurkey82-5223
Goldcliff Resource CorpCanada82-2748
Golden Arch Resources LtdCanada82-659
Golden Hope Mines LtdCanada82-3023
Goldshore Holdings plcUnited Kingdom82-34678
Goodman Fielder LtdAustralia82-2009
Govett Strategic Investment Trust plcUnited Kingdom82-287
Grand Hotel Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3408
Grasim Industries LtdIndia82-3322
Great Eagle Holdings LtdBermuda82-3940
Great Quest Metals LtdCanada82-3116
Great-West Lifeco IncCanada82-34728
Greencore Group plcIreland82-4908
Grupo Carso S.A. de C.VMexico82-3175
Grupo Comercial Gomo S.A. de C.VMexico82-34661
Grupo DatafluxMexico82-4899
Grupo Ferrovial S.ASpain82-4939
Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer S.A. de C.VMexico82-3273
Grupo Gigante, S.A. de C.VMexico82-3142
Grupo Herdez S.A. de C.VMexico82-3818
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 Investment LtdHong Kong82-3772
Guangzhou Investment Co. LtdHong Kong82-4247
Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Co. LtdChina82-34656
GUS plcUnited Kingdom82-5017
Gzitic Hauling Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4195
H. Lundbeck A.SDenmark82-4973
Hagemeyer N.VNetherlands82-4865
Halifax Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5003
Hang Lung Properties LtdHong Kong82-3410
Hang Seng Bank LtdHong Kong82-1747
Hanny Holdings LtdBermuda82-3638
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
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Henlys Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5051
Herald Resources LtdAustralia82-4295
Highveld Steel & Vanadium Corp. LtdSouth Africa82-596
Hikari Tsushin IncJapan82-4998
Hilasal Mexicana S.A. de C.VMexico82-4743
Hindalco Industries LtdIndia82-3428
Hino Motors LtdJapan82-1388
Hip Interactive CorpCanada82-34720
Hoganas ABSweden82-3754
Hokuriku Bank LtdJapan82-1045
Holcim LtdSwitzerland82-4093
Hong Kong & China Gas Company LtdHong Kong82-1543
Hong Kong Construction Holdings LtdHong Kong82-4029
Hong Kong Electric HoldingsHong Kong82-4086
Hornbach-Baumarkt AGGermany82-3729
Hypothekenbank in Essen AGGermany82-4883
Hysan Development Company LtdHong Kong82-1617
Hyundai Motor CompanyKorea82-3423
I.T.C. LimitedIndia82-3470
IEI Energy IncCanada82-1032
IEM S.A. de C.VMexico82-2337
Impala Platinum Holdings LtdSouth Africa82-359
Imperial Metals CorpCanada82-34714
Imperial One International LtdAustralia82-1257
Inapa Investimentos Participacoes e Gestao S.APortugal82-4864
Inca Pacific Resources IncCanada82-1665
Industria de Diseno Textil S.ASpain82-5185
International Health Partners IncCanada82-4868
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
Investor ABSweden82-34698
IP Applications CorpCanada82-34637
IT Holding SpAItaly82-4728
Italian Thai Development Public Co. LtdThailand82-4299
Itech Capital CorpCanada82-3200
Jamaica Broilers Group LtdJamaica82-3720
Jannock Properties LtdCanada82-5062
Japan Airlines Company LtdJapan82-122
Japan Future Information Technology & SystemsJapan82-34657
Japan Retail Fund Investment CorpJapan82-34716
Japan Telecom CoJapan82-3943
Jardine Matheson Holdings LtdBermuda82-2963
Jardine Strategic Holdings LtdBermuda82-3085
Jasmine International Public Co. LtdThailand82-4876
JCDecaux S.AFrance82-34631
JD Group LimitedSouth Africa82-4401
JG Summit Holdings IncPhilippines82-3572
Jiangsu Expressway Co. LtdChina82-34677
Jiangxi Copper Co. LtdChina82-34715
Jinhui Holdings Co. LtdHong Kong82-3765
Jinhui Shipping & Transportation LtdBermuda82-4054
JKX Oil & Gas plcUnited Kingdom82-34709
JNR Resources IncCanada82-4720
Johnnic Communications LtdSouth Africa82-5184
Johnnic Holdings LtdSouth Africa82-5128
Johnson Electric Holdings LtdHong Kong82-2416
Johnson Matthey plcUnited Kingdom82-2272
Jones David LtdAustralia82-4230
JSAT CorpJapan82-5111
JSC BuryatzolotoRussia82-4619
JSC Electrosvyaz Rostov RegionRussia82-4740
JSC IrkutskenergoRussia82-4458
JSC KhantymansiyskokrtelecomRussia82-4823
JSC Moscow City Telephone NetworkRussia82-4957
JSC Primorsk Shipping CorpRussia82-4717
JSC UralsvyasinformRussia82-4545
Jugos del Valle S.A. de C.VMexico82-4258
Justsystem CorpJapan82-4732
K Wah Construction Materials LtdHong Kong82-3850
Kawasaki Heavy Industries LtdJapan82-4389
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Kawasaki Steel CorpJapan82-3389
Keells John Holdings LtdSri Lanka82-3854
Keika Express Co. LtdJapan82-34718
Kelso Technologies IncCanada82-2441
KGHM Polska Miedz S.APoland82-4639
Kidde plcUnited Kingdom82-5153
Kidston Gold Mines LtdAustralia82-2351
Kimberly Clark de Mexico S.A. de C.VMexico82-3308
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
Kuala Lumpur Kepong BerhadMalaysia82-5022
Kumba Resources LtdSouth Africa82-5217
Ladbroke Group plcUnited Kingdom82-1571
Lagardere Groupe SCAFrance82-3916
L'Air Liquide S.AFrance82-5224
Landesbank Rheinland-PhalzGermany82-4930
Lattice Group plcUnited Kingdom82-5110
Legacy Hotels Real Estate Investment TrustCanada82-34729
Legend Group LtdHong Kong82-3950
Lend Lease Corp. LtdAustralia82-3498
Lenzing AGAustria82-3207
LG Electronics IncKorea82-3857
Liberty International plcUnited Kingdom82-34722
Liberty Life Association of Africa LtdSouth Africa82-3924
Lindsey Morden GroupCanada82-5143
Lion Industries Corp. BerhadMalaysia82-3342
Loblaw Companies LtdCanada82-4918
Lonmin plcUnited Kingdom82-191
Lopro CorpJapan82-4664
L'OrealFrance82-735
Lukoil Oil CoRussia82-4006
Magician Industries Holdings IncBermuda82-4358
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
Marcopolo S.ABrazil82-4310
Market Age plcUnited Kingdom82-5230
Marks & Spencer Group plcUnited Kingdom82-1961
Marubeni CorpJapan82-616
Matsui Securities Co. LtdJapan82-5215
Maximum Ventures IncCanada82-3923
Mayr Melnhof Karton AGAustria82-4052
M-Cell LtdSouth Africa82-5192
MCK Mining CorpCanada82-3938
Medallion Resources LtdCanada82-3656
Menzies Gold N.LAustralia82-4536
Mercantil Servicios Financieros C.AVenezuela82-4648
Metorex LtdSouth Africa82-34711
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
MJ Maillis S.AGreece82-4975
Mobistar N.V./S.ABelgium82-4965
Molson IncCanada82-2954
Morgan Crucible Co. plcUnited Kingdom82-3387
Mosaic Group IncCanada82-34686
Mount Burgess Gold Mining CoAustralia82-1235
Mytravel GroupUnited Kingdom82-5049
NABI North American Bus Industries RTHungary82-4925
Nadro S.A. de C.VMexico82-4611
Name Brand Sales IncCanada82-5218
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Nampak LimitedSouth Africa82-3714
Nedcor LtdSouth Africa82-3893
Nestle S.ASwitzerland82-1252
New GKNUnited Kingdom82-5204
New World Infrastructure LtdHong Kong82-4218
NIB Capital BankNetherlands82-5098
Nippon Steel CorpJapan82-5175
Nissan Motor CoJapan82-207
Nomura Research Institute LtdJapan82-34673
Norilsk NickelRussia82-4270
Norilsk Nickel Mining Metallurgical CoRussia82-5167
Norske Skogindustrier ASANorway82-5226
Northern Abitibi Mining CorpCanada82-4749
Northern Orion Explorations LtdCanada82-3153
Novar plcUnited Kingdom82-4542
Novozymes ASDenmark82-5116
Nuinsco Resources LtdCanada82-1846
Nutreco Holding N.VNetherlands82-4927
NV Umicore S.ABelgium82-3876
Nyzhniodniprovsky Pipe Rolling PlantUkraine82-4814
OAO Oil Co. YukosRussia82-4209
OAO United Heavy Machinery UralmashRussia82-5063
Occupational & Medical Innovations LtdAustralia82-5174
OJSC Marganetsky Ore Mining & ProcessingUkraine82-34710
OJSC Ordzhonikidzevsky Ore MiningUkraine82-34664
OJSC Volga TelecomRussia82-4642
Old Mutual plcUnited Kingdom82-4974
Olivetti S.p.AItaly82-5181
Olympus Optical Co. LtdJapan82-3326
Omega Project Co. LtdJapan82-5030
OMV AGAustria82-3209
Onesteel LtdAustralia82-5103
Onfem Holdings LtdBermuda82-3735
Opap S.AGreece82-34699
Open Joint Stock Company DniproenergoUkraine82-4844
Open Joint Stock Company Electrosvyaz of Primorsky RegionRussia82-5200
Open Joint Stock Company UkrnaftaUkraine82-4859
Orange S.AFrance82-5168
Orbis S.APoland82-5025
Orkla ASNorway82-3998
Osterreichische ElektrizitatswirtschaftsAustria82-4381
PA InternationalBermuda82-34685
Pacific Andes Int'l Holdings LtdBermuda82-4031
Pacific Topaz Resources LtdCanada82-1285
Pacrim International Capital IncBritish Virgin Islands82-3812
Paperlinx LtdAustralia82-5061
Paranapanema S.ABrazil82-5083
Paul Y ITC Construction Holdings LtdBermuda82-4217
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation CoUnited Kingdom82-2083
Perfect Fry CorpCanada82-1609
Pernod Ricard S.AFrance82-3361
Phoenix Canada Oil Co. LtdCanada82-3936
Pinault Printemps RedouteFrance82-5179
Pinetree Capital CorpCanada82-2759
PixelNet AGGermany82-5236
Polski Koncern NaftowyPoland82-5036
Power Corp. of CanadaCanada82-137
Power Financial CorpCanada82-1716
Premier Oil Group plcScotland82-34723
Prestbury Holdings plcUnited Kingdom82-34702
Prima Developments LtdCanada82-34703
Progress Energy LtdCanada82-34671
Prokom Software S.APoland82-4700
Promatek Industries LtdCanada82-1351
Promise Co. LtdJapan82-4837
Promotora de InformacionesSpain82-5213
ProvimiFrance82-5212
PSP Swiss Property AGSwitzerland82-5052
PT Bank Buana Indonesia TBKIndonesia82-34694
PTT Exploration & Production plcThailand82-3827
Public Power Corp S.AGreece82-34707
Puma AG Rudolf Dassler SportGermany82-4369
Q P CorporationJapan82-4750
Qantas AirwaysAustralia82-4130
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Rabobank NederlandNetherlands82-5010
Radio Gaucha S.ABrazil82-4341
Raffles Medical GroupSingapore82-4926
Randstad Holding NVNetherlands82-4956
RAO GazpromRussia82-4670
RAO Unified Energy SystemsRussia82-4077
Raytec Development CorpCanada82-3553
RBS Participacoes S.ABrazil82-4338
RBS TV de Florianopolis S.ABrazil82-4340
RE Power Systems AGGermany82-34654
Remgro LtdSouth Africa82-5106
Rentokil Initial plcUnited Kingdom82-3806
Resorts World BerhadMalaysia82-3229
Rexam plcUnited Kingdom82-3
Rich Minerals CorpCanada82-2832
Roadshow Holdings LtdBermuda82-5208
Roche Holding LtdSwitzerland82-3315
Rock Resources Inc.Canada82-4504
Rolls Royce Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34721
RosneftegazstroyRussia82-4597
RWE AGGermany82-4018
S Oil CorpKorea82-34630
S&T System Integration & Technology DistributionAustria82-34634
S.A. Fabrica de Productos AlimenticiosBrazil82-4870
SABMiller plcUnited Kingdom82-4938
Sage Group LtdSouth Africa82-4241
Sahaviriya Steel Industries plcThailand82-5008
SAIA-Burgess Electronics Holding AGSwitzerland82-4810
Saipem S.p.AItaly82-4776
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
Sanyo Electric CoJapan82-264
Saputo Inc.Canada82-34670
Saskatchewan Wheat PoolCanada82-5037
Schwanberg International IncCanada82-34712
Schwarz Pharma AGGermany82-4406
SCI Entertainment Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34659
SCMP Group LtdBermuda82-3327
Securitas ABSweden82-34719
Sega Enterprises LtdJapan82-3439
Sekisui House LtdJapan82-5129
Sembcorp Industries LtdSingapore82-5109
Shandong International Power Dev. Co. LtdChina82-4932
Shanghai Industrial Holdings LtdChina82-5160
Shangri La Asia LtdBermuda82-5006
Sharp CorpJapan82-1116
Shin Corp Public Co. LtdThailand82-3140
Shin Satellite Public Co. LtdThailand82-4527
Shiseido Company LtdJapan82-3311
Shun Tak Holdings LtdHong Kong82-3357
SIA Engineering Co. LtdSingapore82-5123
Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. LtdThailand82-4345
Sigma ABSweden82-5228
Silverstone Corp BerhadMalaysia82-3319
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
Skandinaviska Enskilda BankenSweden82-3637
Sky Perfect CommunicationsJapan82-5113
Slovnaft AS.Slovak Republic82-3721
Societe GeneraleFrance82-3501
Sogecable S.ASpain82-4981
Sons of Gwalia LtdAustralia82-1039
Southcorp Holdings LtdAustralia82-2692
Southern Pacific Petroleum N.LAustralia82-353
Southern Telecommunications CoRussia82-4721
SPL Worldgroup B.VNetherlands82-34708
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St. George Bank LtdAustralia82-3809
St. Jude Resources LtdCanada82-4014
Standard Chartered plcUnited Kingdom82-5188
Starlight International Holdings LtdBermuda82-3594
Starrex Mining Corp LtdCanada82-3755
State Bank of IndiaIndia82-4524
Stina Resources LtdCanada82-2062
Stratabound Minerals CorpCanada82-3284
Studsvik ABSweden82-5172
Sultan Minerals IncCanada82-4741
Sumitomo CorpJapan82-34680
Sumitomo Metal Industries LtdJapan82-3507
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.Japan82-4395
Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. LtdJapan82-4617
Sun Hung Kai Properties LtdHong Kong82-1755
Suns Group LtdBermuda82-4350
Suzano Petroquimica S.ABrazil82-34667
Svenska Cellulosa AktiebolagotSweden82-763
Svyazinform of the Region 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 Sofres plcUnited Kingdom82-4668
Techmarine International plcUnited Kingdom82-34690
Technovision SystemsCanada82-5069
Techtronic Industries Co. LtdHong Kong82-3648
Telefonica Data Peru S.A.APeru82-34646
Telefonica Moviles Peru Holding S.A.APeru82-34645
TelepizzaSpain82-5001
Televisao Gaucha S.ABrazil82-4339
Tennyson Networks LtdAustralia82-5138
TFSSwitzerland82-5095
Thai Farmers Bank Public Co. LtdThailand82-4922
Thiz Technology Group LtdCayman Islands82-34681
Thoughtshare CommunicationsCanada82-2442
THUS Group plcUnited Kingdom82-34650
TNR Resources LtdCanada82-4434
Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi ASTurkey82-3699
Tomorrow International Holdings LtdBermuda82-4256
T-Online International AGGermany82-5125
Toyota Industries CorporationJapan82-5112
Toys “R” Us Japan LtdJapan82-5073
Tractebel EnergiaBrazil82-4760
Tradehold LtdSouth Africa82-5238
Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.AArgentina82-3845
TravelSky Technology LtdChina82-34687
Trio Gold CorpCanada82-2127
Truly International HoldingsCayman Islands82-3700
Tsingtao Brewery Company LtdChina82-4021
TT&T Public Co. LtdThailand82-3744
Tullow Oil plcUnited Kingdom82-5202
Tyumen Air CompanyRussia82-4789
U.S. Commercial Corp. S.A. de C.VMexico82-34669
UFJ Holdings IncJapan82-5169
Unaxis Holding IncSwitzerland82-34643
UNI President Enterprises CoTaiwan82-3424
Unicredito ItalianoItaly82-3185
United Bank for Africa plcNigeria82-4804
United Grain Growers LtdCanada82-34725
United Media LtdCanada82-3859
United Overseas Bank LtdSingapore82-2947
USA Video Interactive CorpCanada82-1601
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.ABrazil82-3902
Valeo S.AFrance82-3668
Valerie Gold Resources LtdCanada82-3339
Vanteck VRB Technology CorpCanada82-34688
Vedior N.VNetherlands82-4654
Velcro Industries. N.VNeth. Ant.82-145
Venfin LtdSouth Africa82-3760
Ventracor LtdAustralia82-4630
Veos plcUnited Kingdom82-5220
Vermilion Resources LtdCanada82-34704
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Viceroy Resource CorpCanada82-1193
Viktor Lenac Shipyard D.D. RijekaCroatia82-5219
Village Roadshow LtdAustralia82-4513
VinciFrance82-4781
VNU N.VNetherlands82-2876
Vodafone Panafon Hellenic TelecommunicationsGreece82-4969
Vodafone Telecel Comunicacoe Pessoais S.APortugal82-4528
Vodatel Networks Holdings LtdBermuda82-5146
Vri Biomedical LtdAustralia82-34683
Vtech Holdings LtdBermuda82-3565
Wal Mart de Mexico S.A. de C.VMexico82-4609
WanadooFrance82-5150
Washtec AGGermany82-4888
Westone Ventures IncCanada82-4890
Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AGAustria82-4316
William Hill plcUnited Kingdom82-34679
Windarra Minerals LtdCanada82-561
Wolford AGAustria82-4403
Woodside Petroleum LtdAustralia82-2280
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Footnotes

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. 8066 (April 28, 1967).

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5.  Exchange Act Release No. 45855 (May 1, 2002) was the last such list.

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6.  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 May 21, 2003.

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7.  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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8.  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. 03-16005 Filed 6-24-03; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 8010-01-U