This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Feb 18, 2009.
possessions" include Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Wake Island and the Northern Mariana Islands.
We undertake to advise you promptly by tested telex on or prior to the date on which you intend to submit your certification relating to the Securities held by you for our account in accordance with your operating procedures if any applicable statement herein is not correct on such date, and in the absence of any such notification it may be assumed that this certification applies as of such date.
This certification excepts and does not relate to [currency] [amount] of such interest in the above Securities in respect of which we are not able to certify and as to which we understand exchange and delivery of definitive Securities (or, if relevant, exercise of any rights or collection of any interest) cannot be made until we do so certify.
We understand that this certification is required in connection with certain tax laws and, if applicable, certain securities laws of the United States. In connection therewith, if administrative or legal proceedings are commenced or threatened in connection with which this certification is or would be relevant, we irrevocably authorise you to produce this certification to any interested party in such proceedings.
Dated: [ ]
[name of account holder]
as, or as agent for, the beneficial owner(s)
of the Securities to which this certificate relates.
Form of Euroclear/Clearstream, Luxembourg Certification
[SYNGENTA FINANCE N.V.
(a public limited company registered
with the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce
for Noordwest-Holland under number 37131823
and having its corporate seat in Amsterdam)]
[SYNGENTA FINANCE AG
[floating/fixed rate; zero coupon; [ ]] Notes due [ ]
Issue price [ ] per cent.
[serial number, denomination of the definitive note]
Final maturity: [ ]
Place of Repayment: [ ]
Guaranteed by: Syngenta AG (incorporated with limited liability under the laws of Switzerland)
Issued under: U.S.$3,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme
This is to certify that, based solely on certifications we have received in writing, by tested telex or by electronic transmission from member organisations appearing in our records as persons being entitled to a portion of the principal amount set forth below (our "