Audits are performed in accordance with the law by a firm registered with CONSOB.
Independent auditors are required to verify the following:
> the accounts are duly kept and the management’s choices are correctly reflected in the accounts;
> the financial statement and the consolidated balance sheet correspond with the results of the accounts and the controls that are carried out;
> there is conformity between these documents and the regulations which govern them.
The Independent auditors carry out the additional controls envisaged by the law and other services requested by the Board of Directors, as long as these are compatible with the legal audit of accounts.
On 29 April 2004 Deloitte & Touche S.p.A. was appointed to serve as the company's independent auditors for a period of three years.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of 26 April 2007 Bastogi's Shareholders voted - pursuant to article 159 (effective at the time), paragraph 4 of the Legislative Decree 58/1998 ad subsequent amendments - to extend the appointment up to and including the financial statements at 31 December 2012.
Following the appointment expiration, the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of 27 june 2013, voted - on proposal of the Supervisory Body - to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A. to serve as the company's independent auditors for a period of nine years, starting from 2013. della relazione semestrale alla società , per nove esercizi a partire dal 2013.