Board: the Issuer’s Board of Directors

CFA/Consolidated Finance Act: Italian Legislative Decree no. 58 of 24 February 1998 (known in Italian as “Testo Unico della Finanza” – TUF)

Civil Code / C. C.: the Italian Civil Code

Code/Corporate Governance Code: the Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies approved in March 2006 by the Italian Corporate Governance Committee and promoted by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.

CONSOB Issuers’ Regulation: the Regulation concerning issuers issued by the CONSOB (Italian securities & exchange commission) with its resolution no. 11971 of 1999 (as subsequently amended)

CONSOB Market Regulation: the Regulation concerning markets issued by the CONSOB (Italian securities & exchange commission) with its resolution no. 16191 of 2007 (as subsequently amended)

Financial Year/FY: the corporate financial year to which the Report refers.

Issuer: the issuer of securities to which the Report refers

Report: the report on corporate governance and company structure that companies are required to prepare pursuant to Article 123-bis of the CFA.