Information disclosure is one of the most important tools for the Bank’s interaction with shareholders, investors, customers and other interested parties, contributing to the formation of long-term, transparent and trust-based relationships with all stakeholders, while also improving the Bank’s investment case.
Throughout 2019, the Bank’s Supervisory Council monitored compliance on the part of the Bank and its employees with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation on the securities market, on the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of investors in the securities market and on advertising; the regulations of the Bank of Russia concerning financial markets; and the requirements and standards of self-regulatory organisations of professional securities market participants that the Bank is a member of; as well as the Bank’s internal regulations, including the Regulation on the Information Policy approved by the Bank’s Supervisory Council on 1 December 2017 (minutes No. 18) (hereinafter, the “Information Policy”).
When disclosing information, VTB Bank is guided by the applicable legislation of the Russian Federation, the requirements of Moscow Exchange and the London Stock Exchange, the Regulation on the Bank’s Information Policy and its Corporate Governance Code, as well as other requirements and regulations.
|Primary information disclosure channels||2019 results|
|The Interfax newswire and the Bank’s dedicated page see at website (available in Russian language only).|| According to Interfax , the Bank continued to be ranked second in 2019 among leading companies in terms of information disclosure. |
|Information about VTB Bank on the website of the London Stock Exchange.|| |
|VTB Bank’s corporate website (Russian version and English version), which offers the most complete information about the Bank’s activities and is regularly updated in accordance with the requirements of legislation and the Bank’s bylaws.|| In addition to information published in accordance with the legislative requirements, the Bank also disclosed: |
|The Company’s account in the Unified Federal Register of Information about the Activities of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Other Economic Entities (available in Russian language only)||154 statements|
|With regard to ensuring corporate actions: web channels (web service in conjunction with Luch software or the web office of the National Settlement Depository)||13 statements|
|Informational seminars, conferences, press conferences, meetings, forums and other meetings with persons concerned|| |