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Partner Riikka Rannikko Appointed as a Member of the Audit Board

16 January 2019

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The Finnish Government has appointed new members to the Audit Board (tilintarkastuslautakunta) for the term 2019-2021. One of the new members is Hannes Snellman’s M&A Partner Riikka Rannikko. She is involved in board-level corporate, governance, and securities market advisory work of both listed and non-listed companies, including chairing shareholders’ meetings for listed companies, in addition to which she also acts as counsel on private and public M&A transactions.

The tasks of the Audit Board include, among other things, the general direction and development of auditing and the making of decisions concerning the following: the issuance of reprimands and warnings, the withdrawal of approvals, claims for revised decisions, and appeals against decisions. The tasks of the Audit Board also include promoting, in an appropriate manner, the performance of the duties assigned to the Auditor Oversight Unit in the Auditing Act.