The Corporate Governance Board plans to issue a new Instruction regarding rule 9.8

The Corporate Governance Board plans to issue a new Instruction. The requirement in rule 9.8 that the vesting period or the period from the commencement of an agreement to the date for acquisition of shares is to be no less than three years, shall, according to the planned Instruction, also include synthetic options and other share price related incentive programs that does not involve the acquisition of shares. The Instruction will be made public as soon as it is completed.