DIGITAL HEARTS : Notice Regarding Change of Certified Public Accountant
05/21/2021 | 03:03am EDT
Name of representative:
May 21, 2021
DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
President and CEO
(Code number: 3676, First Section of the Tokyo
Director and CFO
Notice Regarding Change of Certified Public Accountant
DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") would like to announce that its board of corporate auditors, at a meeting held on May 21, resolved to change the Company's certified public accountant, pursuant to Article 193-2 (1) and (2) of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and that, at an meeting of its board of directors held on the same day, it was resolved to place a proposal to appoint an accounting auditor on the agenda at the 8th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on June 24, 2021.
The details are as follows:
1. Scheduled date of change
June 24, 2021 (Scheduled date of the 8th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders)
2. Overview of incoming and outgoing certified public accountants
Overview of incoming certified public accountant
Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC
Akasaka K Tower, 1-2-7 Motoakasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Names of engagement partners
Status under the Japanese Institute of
Certified Public Accountants' registration
system for listed company audit firms
(2) Overview of outgoing certified public accountants
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, 3-2-3 Marunouchi,
Names of engagement partners
3. Reason for nominating the firm provided in 2 (1) as a candidate certified public accountant
The Company's board of corporate auditors judged Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC to be qualified as an accounting auditor candidate because it was evaluated that audits would be conducted properly from the viewpoint of expertise, independence, quality control systems, etc. as an auditing firm, and also because audits can be expected to be conducted from a new perspective followed by the replacement.
Date of appointment of outgoing certified public accountant June 26, 2014
Opinions on audit reports and other documents prepared by outgoing certified public accountant over the past three years
6. Reasons and circumstances for decision of change
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC as the Company's accounting auditor will expire its term upon the conclusion of the 8th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholder to be held on June 24, 2021. Although the current accounting auditor is sufficiently prepared to ensure that accounting audits are conducted appropriately, after comprehensively considering the duration of audits over seven years and the appropriateness of audit responses and audit expenses commensurate with the size of our businesses, Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC will be appointed as a new accounting auditor as stated in 3. above.
7. Opinion on reasons and circumstances in 6 above
Opinion of outgoing certified public accountant
The Company has received a response that there is no particular opinion on the matter.
Opinion of the board of corporate auditors These are judged as appropriate.
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