Kemira Oyj complies with EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), Finnish Securities Market Act, the rules and regulations issued by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and Finnish Financial Supervision Authority (Fin-FSA) as well as the Guidelines for the Insiders of Listed Companies issued by Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.
The company has identified the persons and vice-persons responsible for the various areas of insider administration within the company, including among others compliance in general, decision-making on publishing of insider information and on delaying the publication, maintaining the insider list, overseeing the compliance with the trading restriction as well as the publication of transactions made by the persons discharging managerial responsibilities and their closely associated persons involving stocks and other financial instruments relating to Kemira.
The company has determined, as required by MAR, that the persons discharging managerial responsibilities within the company include the Board of Directors, the Managing Director (President & CEO), Management Board as well as the secretary of Board of Directors and Management Board. The persons discharging managerial responsibilities are responsible for identifying their closely associated persons and to disclose the same to Kemira.
Kemira discloses by way of stock exchange release all transactions made by the persons discharging managerial responsibilities and their closely associated persons and companies involving stocks and other financial instruments relating to Kemira, as required by MAR. According to the law, a person discharging managerial responsibilities must not make transactions with stocks or other financial instruments of a listed company during a period of 30 days preceding the publications of the interim or annual financial report of a listed company. Kemira applies a similar 30 days trade restriction to those of Kemira Group employees, who are involved in the preparation or publication of the interim or annual financial report and who have access to group level unpublished financial information.
Kemira Oyj’s insider list is maintained by the legal department of the company.