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5.2. Declaration of assurance from the Authorising
Officer
I, the undersigned, Adam Farkas, Executive Director of the European Banking Authority, in my
capacity as Authorising Officer,
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Declare that the information contained in this report gives a true and fair view (
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).
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State that I have reasonable assurance that the resources assigned to the activities described
in this report have been used for their intended purpose and in accordance with the principle of
sound financial management, and that the control procedures put in place give the necessary
guarantees concerning the legality and regularity of the underlying transactions.
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This reasonable assurance is based on my own judgement and on the information at my dis-
posal such as the results of the self-assessment,
ex-ante
verifications and
ex-post
controls
performed during the year, or the reports of the Internal Audit Service and of the European
Court of Auditors.
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Confirm that I am not aware of anything not reported which could harm the interests of the
European Banking Authority.
London, 15 June 2013
Adam Farkas
Executive Director of the European Banking Authority
(
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) True and fair view in this context means a reliable, complete and correct picture of the state of affairs.