External audit company
The legal audit
The legal audit of the financial statements is legally entrusted to an external audit company, registered in the CONSOB special registry and appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting.
The current external audit company is KPMG S.p.A., appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting of 3 May, 2018 for the financial period 2019-2027.
The financial statements of subsidiary companies are also subject to audit the majority of which is carried out by KPMG S.p.A.
As regards its judgement on the consolidated financial statement, KPMG S.p.A. is responsible for the audits carried out on the financial statements of subsidiary companies by other auditors.
The external audit company has free access to all useful data, documents and information required to carry out its duties.