(a) Securities limitationsNo director, officer, or employee of the Corporation may acquire any securities, or any rights to acquire any securities of the private corporation on terms more favorable than those offered to the general public—
pursuant to any agreement, arrangement, or understanding entered into before the privatization date, or
before the election of the directors of the private corporation.
(b) Ownership limitationImmediately following the consummation of the transaction or series of transactions pursuant to which 100 percent of the ownership of the Corporation is transferred to private investors, and for a period of three years thereafter, no person may acquire, directly or indirectly, beneficial ownership of securities representing more than 10 percent of the total votes of all outstanding voting securities of the Corporation. The foregoing limitation shall not apply to—
any employee stock ownership plan of the Corporation,
members of the underwriting syndicate purchasing shares in stabilization transactions in connection with the privatization, or