Note to former private shareholders: Hague Arbitral Tribunal final decision of 19 September 2003

On 22 September 2003, the Hague Arbitral Tribunal made public its final decision regarding the mandatory withdrawal of all 72,648 shares of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) formerly held by private shareholders (see BIS press release). The BIS informed all registered former private shareholders of this decision by letter dated 13 October 2003, copies of which are available here.