Article 217(c) of the Commercial Companies Law prohibits an auditor from (i) being the chairman or a member of the Board of Directors of the licensee he/she audits; (ii) holding any managerial position in the licensee he/she audits; and (iii) acquiring any shares in the licensee he/she audits, or selling any such shares he/she may already own, during the period of his audit. Furthermore, the auditor must not be a relative (up to the second degree) of a person assuming management or accounting duties in the licensee.

Amended: October 2012
October 2010