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5.1 Direct Securities Account

The Depository shall open and maintain a direct Securities Account for an individual or corporation which holds the Deposited Securities beneficially for his or its own account. The Depository shall deem and treat the Account Holder as absolute owner of the Deposited Securities and shall not be bound or compelled in any way to recognize the interest of any other person in respect of the Deposited Securities or any part thereof, even when having notice thereof. Such interest includes, without limitation, any beneficial or equitable interests these persons may have in the Deposited Securities.