According to Legislative Decree no. 249 dated 31 December 2012 implementing the European Community Directive no. 119 of 2009, the functions and activities of the Central Stockholding Entity (OCSIT) have been assigned to Acquirente Unico (AU). Art. 7, paragraph 8, of the Decree provides that AU shall implement an accounting system based on analytical, verifiable, and documented data, adequate to evidence the economic and equity balances concerning the activities carried out by OCSIT, in a distinct and separate manner (so called accounting unbundling).
All economic and equity balances relating to OCSIT are included in AU financial statements, which are certified by a leading audit company.