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U.S. Duly Authorized Representative


The Securities Act regulations require foreign private issuers of securities in the United States to appoint a U.S. Duly Authorized Representative in the United States. The U.S. Duly Authorized Representative is also required to sign the registration statement.

Another requirement under the Securities Act regulations is to appoint a process agent in the United States, which is a contact upon whom court papers may be served. The roles of the process agent and the U.S. Duly Authorized Representative are different.

National Corporate Research, Ltd. (NCR) offers professional Process Agent and Duly Authorized Representative services in the U.S. NCR is frequently named as Process Agent on the cover page and as the Duly Authorized Representative signatory on the execution page of many types of Registration Statements, including on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Forms F-1, F-3, F-4 and Form F-6.


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NCR understands that the timing of any SEC filing is critical, and we will guarantee delivery of our acceptance as Process Agent and Duly Authorized Representative in advance of your SEC filing deadline. Choose NCR as your U.S. Duly Authorized Representative and process agent and you’ll never have to worry about these appointments delaying the filing of a registration with the SEC!