Basis of presenting consolidated financial statements
The consolidated financial statements of the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Epson") shown hereinafter is an English translation of the Japanese consolidated financial statements of Epson, which have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles and practices generally accepted in Japan.
The consolidated financial statements incorporate certain reclassifications and rearrangements in order to present them in a form that is more familiar to readers outside Japan. In addition, the notes to the consolidated financial statements include information that is not required under generally accepted accounting principles and practices in Japan, but which is provided herein as additional information. However, none of the reclassifications nor rearrangements have a material effect on the financial statements.
The consolidated financial statements are not intended to present the financial position and results of operations and cash flows in accordance with accounting principles and practices generally accepted in countries and jurisdictions other than Japan.