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DEF 14A
BEIGENE, LTD. filed this Form DEF 14A on 11/08/2018
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Appendix C

BEIGENE, LTD.

SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED 2018 EMPLOYEE SHARE PURCHASE PLAN

        The purpose of the BeiGene, Ltd. Second Amended and Restated 2018 Employee Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan") is to provide eligible employees of BeiGene, Ltd. (the "Company") and each Designated Subsidiary (as defined in Section 11) with opportunities to purchase Shares (either in the form of Ordinary Shares or ADSs). 7,355,315 Ordinary Shares1 (including the number of Ordinary Shares represented by ADSs purchased under the Plan) (representing approximately 0.95% (or less) of the issued share capital of the Company as at December 7, 2018, being the effective date of the shareholder approval of this second amended and restated Plan by the Board (the "Amended Effective Date")) in the aggregate have been approved and reserved for this purpose. The Plan is intended to constitute an "employee stock purchase plan" within the meaning of Section 423(b) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and shall be interpreted in accordance with that intent.

        1.    Administration.    The Plan will be administered by the person or persons (the "Administrator") appointed by the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") for such purpose. The Administrator has authority at any time to: (i) adopt, alter and repeal such rules, guidelines and practices for the administration of the Plan and for its own acts and proceedings as it shall deem advisable; (ii) interpret the terms and provisions of the Plan; (iii) make all determinations it deems advisable for the administration of the Plan; (iv) decide all disputes arising in connection with the Plan; (v) implement any procedures, steps, additional or different requirements as may be necessary to comply with any local laws, including the laws of the People's Republic of China (the "PRC") and the other countries in which the Company operates, that may be applicable to this Plan, any Options or any related documents; and (vi) otherwise supervise the administration of the Plan, in its sole and absolute discretion and taking into account any matters in its sole and absolute discretion. All interpretations and decisions of the Administrator shall be binding on all persons, including the Company and the Participants. No member of the Board or individual exercising administrative authority with respect to the Plan shall be liable for any action or determination made in good faith with respect to the Plan or any option granted hereunder.

        2.    Offerings.    The Company will make one or more offerings to eligible employees to purchase Shares under the Plan ("Offerings"). Unless otherwise determined by the Administrator, the initial Offering will begin on the first business day occurring on or after September1, 2018 and will end on last business day occurring on or before February 28, 2019 (the "Initial Offering"). Thereafter, unless otherwise determined by the Administrator, an Offering will begin on the first business day occurring on or after each March 1st and September 1st and will end on the last business day occurring on or before the following February 28th (or February 29th, if applicable) and August 31st, respectively. The Administrator may, in its discretion, designate a different period for any Offering, provided that no Offering shall exceed 27 months in duration.

        3.    Eligibility.    All individuals classified as employees on the payroll records of the Company and each Designated Subsidiary are eligible to participate in any one or more of the Offerings under the Plan, provided that as of the first day of the applicable Offering (the "Offering Date") they are employed by the Company or a Designated Subsidiary and have completed at least six months of employment. Participation shall not otherwise be subject to any minimum performance targets. Notwithstanding any other provision herein, individuals who are not classified as employees of the Company or a Designated Subsidiary for purposes of the Company's or applicable Designated

   


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This is the maximum number of Shares reserved and available for issuance as authorized under the Plan pursuant to the terms of the Plan in effect immediately prior to the Amended Effective Date.

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