Corporate Governance Report
VAT Group AG is committed to the highest principles of good corporate governance, aimed at ensuring transparency, achieving a balanced relationship between management and control, and safeguarding shareholder interests. VAT Group AG regularly reviews its corporate governance framework and discloses information on Corporate Governance in accordance with the SIX Swiss Exchange Directive on Information relating to Corporate Governance, the Swiss Ordinance against Excessive Compensation with respect to Listed Stock Corporations, and the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance. In addition, VAT Group has implemented a Code of Conduct, setting out VAT Group’s key principles.
To avoid duplication, some sections contain cross-references, in particular to the Articles of Association of VAT Group AG, published at http://www.vatvalve.com/InvestorRelations/investor-relations/corporate-governance/articles-of-association-vat-group-ag, Committee Charters published at http://www.vatvalve.com/InvestorRelations/investor-relations/corporate-governance/audit-committee-charter-of-vat-group-ag and the organizational Regulations of VAT Group AG published at http://www.vatvalve.com/InvestorRelations/investor-relations/corporate-governance/organizational-regulations-of-vat-group-ag.
For those disclosures under the SIX Swiss Exchange Directive on Information relating to Corporate Governance that are included in the notes to the consolidated financial statements, please consult the Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 of VAT Group AG within this document.
The financial year of VAT Group AG ends on December 31 of each calendar year.