§ 57e Taking last annual balance sheet as basis; audit
(1) The resolution may be based on the last annual balance sheet if the annual balance sheet has been audited and the auditors have added their unlimited audit opinion to the approved annual balance sheet and if its reference date is at most eight months prior to the filing of the application for entry of the resolution in the Commercial Register.
(2) In the case of companies which are not large companies within the meaning of section 267 (3) of the Commercial Code, the audit may also be performed by certified accountants; the auditors must be elected by the meeting of shareholders.
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