(Approval of the parent company financial statements for the 2013 financial year)
The Annual General Meeting, in accordance with the quorum and majority requirements applicable to Ordinary General Meetings, having reviewed the reports of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Board of Directors and the Statutory Auditors for the financial year ended on 31 December 2013, approves the parent company financial statements for the said financial year, prepared in accordance with French accounting standards. It endorses the net profit after tax of EUR 4,996,087,110.34.
The Annual General Meeting duly notes the fact that in application of:
- the recommendation of the Autorité des Normes Comptables (ANC – Accounting Standards Authority) No. 2013-02 of 7 November 2013 regarding the rules for valuing and recording retirement commitments and similar benefits, the amount of the retained earnings carried forward to the opening of the financial year has been reduced by EUR 281,541,561.77;
- article 223-quater of the French General Tax Code, the total amount of the expenses and charges specified in article 39-4 of the French General Tax Code is EUR 469,017.06 for the financial year, and that the tax in respect of such expenses and charges is EUR 178,226.48.
Presentation of the resolution
The first resolution deals with the approval of the parent company financial statements for the 2013 accounting period of BNP Paribas, after the reports of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Statutory Auditors have been read out.