55. Information on the entity authorized to audit the financial statements

On 11 March 2015 the Supervisory Board of PKO Bank Polski selected KPMG Audyt Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością spółka komandytowa as entity authorized to audit the financial statements of PKO Bank Polski and the consolidated financial statements of the PKO Bank Polski SA Group. KPMG Audyt Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością spółka komandytowa, registered in Warsaw, Inflancka 4A Street is registered under the number of 3546 on the list of entities authorized to audit financial statements, kept with the National Chamber of Statutory Auditors. The selection of the entity authorized to audit and review the financial statements was made by the Supervisory Board in accordance with applicable regulations and professional standards, on the basis of §15 section 1, point 4 of the Statue of the Bank.

On 10 April 2015, PKO Bank Polski SA and the KPMG Audyt Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością spółka komandytowa. - entity authorized to audit financial statements signed an agreement for the audit and review of the financial statements of the Bank and the PKO Bank Polski SA Group for the years 2015-2016.

Total net remuneration due to KPMG Audyt Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością spółka komandytowa for the audit of the stand-alone and consolidated financial statements of PKO Bank Polski SA in 2016 amounted to PLN 1 250 thousand (in 2015 PLN 1 250 thousand) and total net remuneration for the assurance services, including the review of the financial statements in 2016 amounted to PLN 2 381 thousand (in 2015 PLN 974 thousand). In 2016, net fees paid for other services amounted to PLN 68 thousand (in 2015 PLN 34 thousand).