Overseas Regulatory AnnouncementSource: RNS
STANDARD CHARTERED PLC
5 MAY 2021
WAIVERS FROM STRICT COMPLIANCE WITH NOTE (1) TO EACH OF RULES 17.03(3), 17.03(9) AND 17.03(18) OF THE HONG KONG LISTING RULES IN RELATION TO THE PROPOSED 2021 STANDARD CHARTERED SHARE PLAN
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited granted conditional waivers to Standard Chartered PLC (the "Company") from strict compliance with Note (1) to each of Rules 17.03(3), 17.03(9) and 17.03(18) of Chapter 17 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in relation to the proposed 2021 Standard Chartered Share Plan.
Note (1) to each of Rules 17.03(3), 17.03(9) and 17.03(18) govern matters relating to: (i) the total number of securities which may be issued under a stock option scheme; (ii) the minimum exercise price of options; and (iii) permitted alterations to a stock option scheme, respectively.
Further information about the 2021 Standard Chartered Share Plan and details of the resolution to be proposed at the Company's 2021 Annual General Meeting, to be held on 12 May 2021, for shareholders to consider, and if thought fit, approve the 2021 Standard Chartered Share Plan, can be found in the Company's 2021 Notice of Annual General Meeting despatched to shareholders on 8 April 2021.
The Company's 2021 Notice of Annual General Meeting can also be found on its website at sc.com/agm.
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