No. S 70
Securities and Futures Act
(Chapter 289)
Securities and Futures (Market Conduct) (Exemption for Stabilising Action in Respect of Dealings in Notes) (No. 6) Regulations 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 337(1) of the Securities and Futures Act, the Monetary Authority of Singapore hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Securities and Futures (Market Conduct) (Exemption for Stabilising Action in respect of Dealings in Notes) (No. 6) Regulations 2006 and shall come into operation on 6th February 2006.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Notes” means the guaranteed fixed rate senior callable perpetual notes issued in February 2006 by Glencore Finance (Europe) S.A. for a principal amount of up to US$750 million which are —
(a)issued under the US$2,500 million Euro Medium Term Note Programme of Glencore Capital Ltd and Glencore Finance (Europe) S.A.; and
(b)guaranteed by Glencore International AG and Glencore AG;
“securities” has the same meaning as in section 239(1) of the Act;
“stabilising action” means an action taken in Singapore or elsewhere by Citigroup Global Markets Limited and HSBC Bank plc, or any of their related corporations, to buy, or to offer or agree to buy, any of the Notes in order to stabilise or maintain the market price of the Notes in Singapore or elsewhere.
3.  Sections 197 and 198 of the Act shall not apply to any stabilising action taken in respect of any of the Notes, within 30 days from the date of issue of the Notes, with —
(a)an institutional investor;
(b)a relevant person as defined in section 275(2) of the Act; or
(c)a person who acquires the Notes as principal, if the consideration for the acquisition is not less than $200,000 (or its equivalent in a foreign currency) for each transaction, whether such amount is paid for in cash or by exchange of securities or other assets.

Made this 27th day of January 2006.

Managing Director,
Monetary Authority of Singapore.
[SFD CFD 014/99; AG/LEG/SL/289/2005/1 Vol. 10]