H. Other information of interest
1. If you consider that there is any material aspect or principle relating to the Corporate Governance
practices followed by your company that has not been addressed in this report and which is neces-
sary to provide a more comprehensive view of the corporate governance structure and practices at
the company or group, explain briefly.
2. You may include in this section any other information, clarification or observation related to the
above sections of this report.
Specifically indicate whether the company is subject to corporate governance legislation from
a country other than Spain and, if so, include the compulsory information to be provided when
different to that required by this report.
3. Also state whether the company voluntarily subscribes to other international, sectorial or other
ethical principles or standard practices. If applicable identify the Code and date of adoption.
This annual corporate governance report was approved by the Company’s Board of Directors at its
meeting held on 27 February 2014.
List whether any Directors voted against or abstained from voting on the approval of this Report.
Yes
No
Pursuant to the Code of Best Tax Practices approved by the Large Businesses Forum, to which BME adhered on 30
September 2010, the annual corporate governance reports of companies adhering to said Code must include refer-
ence to the fact that these companies comply with such practices.
In 2013, in order to comply with the commitments undertaken by the Company through its adhesion to the Code of
Best Tax Practices and the“Taxation principles to be applied by the Company”approved by the Board of Directors at its
meeting on 22 March 2011, the Audit Committee, at its meeting on 21 February 2013 was informed and took due note
of the fiscal policies applied by the Company, before it prepared the annual financial statements.
At its meeting on 22 July 2013, the Audit Committee was informed of the fiscal policies applied by the Company
before it filed its income tax return.
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