Russia Watchdog May End Depositary Receipt Limit, Interfax Says

Russia’s Federal Financial Markets Service may lift restrictions on converting local shares into depositary receipts, Interfax reported today, citing Dmitry Pankin, the service’s head.

Under current regulations, depositary receipts can only account for 25 percent of a company’s total shares and 50 percent of its listed shares, Interfax said.

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