Auditors

According to its Articles of Association, the Bank shall have at least one and not more than two auditors with at most an equal number of deputies. A registered accounting firm may be appointed auditor. The auditors are appointed for a period of one year, in accordance with Swedish law.

PricewaterhouseCoopers AB has been the Bank's auditor since 2000 and was re-elected in 2017 for the period up to and including the 2018 AGM. The Chief Auditor since 2012 is Peter Nyllinge, Authorised Public accountant.

Peter Nyllinge is born 1966.
President of PwC Sweden.
Other assignments: Ericsson and Fagerhult.
Previous assignments: Securitas and Assa Abloy.

The fees charged by the auditor for the auditing of the Bank's annual accounts for the financial year ending 31 December 2015 and for 2016, respectively, and for other assignments invoiced during these periods, are shown in the table.

SEK, m20162015
Audit assignments 27 26
Audit related services 16 20
Tax advisory 11 20
Other assignments 4 5
Total 1) 58  71

1) Of which PriceWaterhouseCoopers SEK 55m (69).