In the present report, the Chairman of the Board gives to you a full account of the conditions related to the preparation and organization of the work of the Board and to the procedures of internal control and of risk managed by IGE+XAO and its subsidiaries during fiscal year 2012/2013. This document is presented to you in addition of the management report contained in the Annual Financial Report.
This report is issued in accordance with the article LM. 225-37 subparagraph 6 of the French Commercial Code and with the recommendations of the ‘Autorité des Marchés Financiers’ contained in particular in its report on corporate governance and internal control dated 8 December 2009.
The Chairman of the Board has put the Financial Manager in charge of the preparatory works to the present report. This report has then been approved by the Board of Directors during its meeting on 18 October 2013.