Code/Corporate Governance Code: the Corporate Governance Code of listed companies approved in December 2011 by the Corporate Governance Committee and promoted by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., ABI, Ania, Assogestioni, Assonime and Confindustria.
Civil Code / C. C.: the Italian Civil Code.
Board: the Issuer’s Board of Directors.
Issuer: the issuer of securities to which the Report refers.
Financial Year/FY: the corporate financial year to which the Report refers.
Consob Issuers’ Regulation: the Regulation concerning issuers implemented with Consob (Italian securities & exchange commission) resolution no. 11971 of 1999 (as subsequently amended).
Consob Market Regulation: the Regulation concerning markets implemented with Consob resolution no. 16191 of 2007 (as subsequently amended).
Regulations containing provisions relating to transactions with related parties: the Regulation concerning related-party transactions implemented with Consob resolution no. 17221 of 12 March 2010 (as subsequently amended).
Report: the report on corporate governance and company structure that companies are required to prepare pursuant to Article 123-bis of the CFA.
CFA/Consolidated Finance Act: Legislative Decree no. 58 of 24 February 1998 (known in Italian as “Testo Unico della Finanza” – TUF).