EX-24.2 8 d531338dex242.htm EX-24.2 EX-24.2

Exhibit 24.2


Reference is hereby made to the proposed registration by Barclays PLC (“Barclays”) under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) of (i) debt securities, (ii) contingent convertible securities and (iii) ordinary shares, in each case which may be offered and sold by Barclays (collectively, “Securities”). Such Securities will be registered on one or more registration statements on Form F-3 (including amendments thereto), or on such other form or forms promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as may be necessary or advisable to effect such registration (each such registration statement, a “Registration Statement”). In connection with such Registration Statement, Barclays will file a Form F-N to appoint an agent for service of process in the United States (the “Form F-N”).

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that the person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints any Director of Barclays, the Company Secretary of Barclays or any Deputy Company Secretary of Barclays, with full power in each of them to act alone, as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign one or more Registration Statements, any and all amendments thereto (including post-effective amendments), any subsequent registration statement in respect of the Securities that is to be effective upon filing by Barclays pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act and the Form F-N and any and all amendments thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in connection therewith, with the SEC, granting unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents, and each of them, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in connection therewith, as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents, or any of them, or their or his substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

This Power of Attorney shall continue in full force and effect for a period of three (3) years from the date hereof.

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Date: January 11, 2018     By:  

/s/ Matthew Larson

    Matthew Larson
    Authorized Representative in the United States

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