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1.1 - Important legal notice

The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S – CVR no. 40404716 ("Maersk Drilling") has agreed with the Danish Tax Agency that each Maersk Drilling shareholder can notify Noble Corporation plc ("Topco") that the shareholder wishes to elect a tax-exempt share-for-share exchange in connection with the offer to the shareholders of Maersk Drilling to exchange their Maersk Drilling shares for A ordinary shares (delivered in the form of share entitlements) in Topco (the "Exchange Offer").

For this purpose, Topco has made a website and electronic form available to the shareholders of Maersk Drilling, and/or to acquirors of interim acceptance shares in connection with the Exchange Offer, to enter relevant information and elect to apply for a tax-exempt exchange of shares, whereafter Topco will pass on the information submitted through the Service to Maersk Drilling and Maersk Drilling will in turn notify the Danish Tax Agency of the election and information submitted through such form (the "Service").

This Service is a voluntary and free of charge Service made available as a courtesy by Topco to all eligible shareholders of Maersk Drilling, and/or to acquirors of interim acceptance shares in connection with the Exchange Offer.

You acknowledge and accept that it is your sole responsibility to assess, verify and ensure that the Service and use thereof is adequate and sufficient for your needs. In no manner does the Service constitute any form of legal or tax advice.

Topco assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever in connection with your use of the Service.

Topco explicitly disclaims any and all liability, representations and warranties, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise in connection with the Service.

You are made specifically aware of and acknowledge and accept that the Service is made available on an "as is" basis and that errors or mistakes might occur - whether by Topco or others - and that Topco assumes no responsibility or liability nor any guarantees of the outcome of the application for tax-exemption.

It is your sole responsibility to verify and ensure that all information submitted by you is true, correct and adequate. Topco will not perform any verification or correction of the information submitted through the Service and it will be submitted to the Danish Tax Agency "as is".

It is also your sole responsibility to verify that the information has been received and processed by the Danish Tax Agency in a correct and suitable manner.

Topco strongly encourages you to check your tax status on an ongoing basis to ensure that your election of a tax-exempt share-for-share exchange has been duly registered by the Danish Tax Agency. In no circumstances can any claim be made against Topco or Maersk Drilling for any lacking or incorrect registration of the election with the Danish Tax Agency.

Any dispute between you on the one hand and Topco and Maersk Drilling on the other hand arising out of or in connection with the Service and its use shall be governed by Danish law disregarding choice of law rules and shall be settled by the courts of Denmark.

 

SHAREHOLDER DATA INPUT FORM

By entering information in the form below and clicking submit, you are informing Topco/Noble Corporation that you are a Danish Maersk Drilling shareholder who chooses to apply to carry out the share-for-share exchange as a tax exempt share-for-share exchange.

I, the undersigned Maersk Drilling shareholder, confirm

  • that I, pursuant to the Exchange Offer, have accepted the offer to exchange my Maersk Drilling Shares for Topco Shares;
  • that I, pursuant to the Exchange Offer, I have not exchanged all of my Maersk Drilling shares for cash payment;
  • that I am subject to Danish taxation; therefore, it is relevant to me for tax purposes that the exchange under Danish tax law is completed as a tax-exempt share exchange; and
  • that I have read and understood the tax information attached to this form and the information set out below concerning the processing of personal data.