Associação Brasileira das Entidades dos Mercados Financeiro e de Capitais [Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Markets Entities]
ANBIMA Code of Regulation and Best Practices for Public Offerings for Distribution and Acquisition of Securities.
Regulations of the Market Arbitration Chamber established by B3, including subsequent amendments thereto, which governs the arbitration procedure to which all conflicts established in the arbitration clause included in the Company’s Bylaws will be submitted and which contains the instruments of consent of Management and members the Fiscal Council.
B3 S.A. – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão.
Board of Directors
The Company´s Board of Directors.
Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A., a financial institution headquartered at Rua Capitão Montanha, 177, in the city of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State, registered under CNPJ/MF No. 92.702.067/0001-96.
Brazil or country
Federative Republic of Brazil.
Brazilian Corporate Law
Law No. 6.404, dated December 15, 1976, as amended.
The Company’s Bylaws.
Compound Annual Growth Rate.
Capital Markets Law
Law No. 6.385, dated December 7, 1976, as amended.
Central Bank or BACEN
The Central Bank of Brazil.
Law No. 10.406, dated January 10, 2002, as amended.
Brazilian National Monetary Council.
National Corporate Taxpayers Register of the Ministry of Finance.
Company or Banrisul Cards
Banrisul Cartões S.A.
Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A.
Individual Taxpayers Register of the Ministry of Finance.
Brazilian Securities Commission.
CVM Resolution 476
CVM Resolution 476, dated January 25, 2005.
Official Gazette of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
The Company´s executive board.
Federal Government of Brazil.
Gross Domestic Product.
General Meeting of the Company´s shareholders.
International Financial Reporting Standards. (A set of international accounting standards issued and revised by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
KPMG Auditores Independentes
Broad Consumer Price Index disclosed by the IBGE.
Initial Public Offering.
Commercial, Industry and Services Registry of Rio Grande do Sul.
B3’s Special listing segment of securities, intended for the trading of securities issued by companies that voluntarily undertake to abide by corporate governance practices and public disclosure of information above and beyond that required by law, as provided for in Level 1 Regulations.
Level 1 Regulations
Level 1 Listing Regulations that provide differentiated corporate governance practices to be adopted by companies with shares listed on B3’s Level 1 segment.
Members of the Company’s Board of Directors and the Statutory Board, taken as a whole.
Market Arbitration Chamber
The arbitration chamber provided for in the regulations of the Market Arbitration Chamber established by B3 to act in the resolution of conflicts that may arise in B3’s special listing segments.
Real, real, reais or R$
The official currency of Brazil.
Company’s reference form prepared under the terms of CVM Instruction 480, as amended.
Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Rule 144A of the US Securities Act.
US Securities and Exchange Commission.
US Securities Act of 1933, as amended.