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BIOLINERX LTD. filed this Form F-1 on 10/02/2012
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Nominating Committee
Our Board of Directors does not currently have a nominating committee, having availed our company of the exemption available to foreign private issuers under the Marketplace Rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market. See “— Nasdaq Listing Rules and Home Country Practices.”
Financial Statement Examination Committee
Under the Israeli Companies Law, the board of directors of a public company must appoint a financial statement examination committee, which consists of members with accounting and financial expertise or the ability to read and understand financial statements. According to a resolution of our Board of Directors, the Audit Committee has been assigned the responsibilities and duties of a financial statements examination committee, as permitted under relevant regulations promulgated under the Israeli Companies Law. From time to time as necessary and required to approve our financial statements, the Audit Committee holds separate meetings, prior to the scheduled meetings of the entire Board of Directors regarding financial statement approval. The function of a financial statements examination committee is to discuss and provide recommendations to its board of directors (including the report of any deficiency found) with respect to the following issues: (1) estimations and assessments made in connection with the preparation of financial statements; (2) internal controls related to the financial statements; (3) completeness and propriety of the disclosure in the financial statements; (4) the accounting policies adopted and the accounting treatments implemented in material matters of the company; (5) value evaluations, including the assumptions and assessments on which evaluations are based and the supporting data in the financial statements. Our independent auditors and our internal auditors are invited to attend all meetings of Audit Committee when it is acting in the role of the financial statements examination committee.
Investment Monitoring Committee
Our Board of Directors has established an Investment Monitoring Committee consisting of four members: Directors Nurit Benjamini and Michael Anghel; Philip Serlin, our Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer; and Raziel Fried, our Treasurer. The function of the Investment Monitoring Committee includes providing recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding investment guidelines and performing an on-going review of the fulfillment of established investment guidelines. The Investment Monitoring Committee convenes for a meeting in accordance with our needs, but in any event at least twice per year. The Investment Monitoring Committee reports to the Board of Directors on a semi-annual basis.
Internal Auditor
Under the Israeli Companies Law, the board of directors of an Israeli public company must appoint an internal auditor recommended by the audit committee and nominated by the board of directors. An internal auditor may not be:
a person (or a relative of a person) who holds more than 5% of the company’s shares;
a person (or a relative of a person) who has the power to appoint a director or the general manager of the company;
an executive officer or director of the company; or
a member of the company’s independent accounting firm.
The role of the internal auditor is to examine, among other things, our compliance with applicable law and orderly business procedures. Our internal auditor is Linur Dloomy, CPA (Israel) a partner of Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co. (a member firm of Deloitte).