Group Financial Statements
The consolidated financial statements were prepared in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) as well as the provisions of the International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) as adopted by the European Union (EU) as at the reporting date. The additional requirements of Section 245a(1) of the Austrian Commercial Code and Section 138(8) of the Austrian Insurance Supervision Act were met.
International Financial Reporting Standards. Since 2002 the term IFRSs has applied to the overall concept of standards adopted by the International Accounting Standards Board. Standards already adopted beforehand continue to be referred to as International Accounting Standards (IASs).