The board of director’s responsibility for the internal control is governed by the Swedish Companies Act, the Swedish Annual Reports Act – which requires that information about the main features of IRRAS’s system for internal control and risk management related to financial reporting each year must be included in the corporate governance report – and the Code. The board shall, among other things, see to that IRRAS has sufficient internal control and formalized routines to ensure that established principles for financial reporting and internal control are adhered to and that there are effective systems to monitor and control the Company’s operations and the risks associated with the Company and its operations.
The overall purpose of the internal control is to, to a reasonable degree, ensure that the Company’s operating strategies and targets are monitored and that the owners’ investments are protected. Furthermore, the internal control shall ensure that the external financial reporting, with reasonable certainty, is reliable and prepared in accordance with GAAP, that applicable laws and regulations are followed, and that the requirements imposed on listed companies are complied with. The internal control primarily consists of the following five components.