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In particular, unless otherwise determined by the Company and permitted by applicable law and regulation, the materials do not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for the Securities by the Company made in the Restricted Jurisdictions or any other jurisdiction in which such offers or sales are unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
In particular, the Securities have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in or into the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The Securities will not be registered under or offered in compliance with applicable securities laws of any state, province, territory, county or jurisdiction of the United States or the other Restricted Jurisdictions. Accordingly, unless an exemption under the relevant securities law is applicable, the Securities may not be offered, sold, taken up, exercised, renounced, resold, delivered or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or the other Restricted Jurisdictions or any other jurisdiction if to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws of, or require registration thereof in, such jurisdiction. There will be no public offering of the Securities in the United States.
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