The committee oversees our financial reporting and approves the appointment of and
interaction with our independent auditors and our internal audit-related officers.
The committee also reviews our financial information, audit examinations, key financial
statement issues and the administration of our financial affairs by the board of directors.
In connection with the general meetings of stockholders, the committee examines the
agenda for, and financial statements and other reports to be submitted by, the board of
directors for each general meeting of stockholders.