We assume the existence of a sound internal control system of utmost importance in safeguarding the interests of the shareholders and the reliability of the Company. As such, the Board of Directors of the Company has assumed responsibility for the internal audit of the Company to the independent auditors PWC. PWC is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. PWC as the independent internal auditors of the Company, report directly to the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors. The audit covers all controls, including financial and operational systems, as well as compliance and risk management systems that threaten the achievement of the Company objectives.