|CARNIVAL CORP filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/07/2019|
Corporate Governance Report attached as Annex C to the Proxy Statement. The Carnival plc Corporate Governance Report forms part of this Carnival plc Directors Report and is incorporated into it by this reference.
Letters to Shareholders
The Chief Executive Officers Letter to Shareholders, which can be found in the Carnival plc Strategic Report, forms part of this Carnival plc Directors Report and is incorporated into it by this reference.
The independent auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, have indicated their willingness to continue in office and a resolution that they be re-appointed will be proposed at the 2019 Annual General Meeting.
Statement of Directors Responsibilities
The Directors are responsible for preparing the Annual Report, the Carnival plc Directors Remuneration Report and the financial statements in accordance with applicable law and regulations.
Company law requires the Directors to prepare financial statements for each financial year. Under that law, the Directors have prepared the group and company financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the European Union. Under company law, the Directors must not approve the financial statements unless they are satisfied that they give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of Carnival plc and the Carnival plc group and of the net income of the Carnival plc group for that period.
In preparing the financial statements the Directors are required to:
The Directors are responsible for keeping adequate accounting records that are sufficient to show and explain Carnival plcs transactions and disclose with reasonable accuracy at any time the financial position of Carnival plc and the Carnival plc group and to enable them to ensure that the financial statements and the Carnival plc Directors Remuneration Report comply with the Companies Act 2006 and, as regards the Carnival plc consolidated IFRS financial statements, Article 4 of the IAS Regulation.
The Directors are also responsible for safeguarding the assets of Carnival plc and the Carnival plc group and hence for taking reasonable steps for the prevention and detection of fraud and other irregularities.
Each of the Directors, whose names and functions are listed in the Proxy Statement, confirms that, to the best of his or her knowledge: