Descriptions of the communications between the Independent Directors, the chief internal auditor, and the independent auditors:

 

The Company’s independent auditors present the findings of their quarterly review or audits on the Company’s financial results. Under applicable laws and regulations, the independent auditors are also required to immediately communicate to the Audit Committee any material matters that they have discovered.

The chief internal auditor sends the audit reports to the members of the Audit Committee periodically, and presents the findings of all audit reports in the quarterly meetings of the Audit Committee. The chief internal auditor immediately reports to the members of the Audit Committee any material matters.

 

The major matters of the communications between the independent directors and the internal auditors

The communication between the Audit Committee and the internal auditors works well.  The major matters of these communications since 2016 are as follows:

Date

Descriptions of the major matters

2017/11/10

The internal audit reports for the third quarter of 2017

The audit plan of 2018

2017/8/10

The internal audit reports for the Second quarter of 2017

2017/5/15

The internal audit reports for the first quarter of 2017

2017/3/15

The internal audit reports for the fourth quarter of 2016

Statement of Internal Control System for FY 2016

 

The major matters of the communications between the independent directors and the independent auditors

The communication between the Audit Committee and the independent auditors works well.  The major matters of these communications since 2016 are as follows:

 

Date

Descriptions of the major matters

2017/11/10

The findings of the review on the Company’s financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2017

2017/8/10

The findings of the review on the Company’s financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2017

2017/5/15

The findings of the review on the Company’s financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2017

2016/3/15

The findings of the audits on the Company’s financial results for FY 2016

The independence and suitability of the CPA