15 | fees independent external auditors
The fees of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. and its affiliates in the countries where the group is active are specified as disclosed below for the financial years:
Audit of the financial statements
Other audit procedures
Other non-audit services
The above fees relate to activities performed for the company and consolidated operating companies by audit organisations and independent external auditors, as referred to in Art. 1, sub 1 of the Dutch Act on the supervision of audit firms (Wet toezicht accountantsorganisaties), and the fees charged by the entire network to which the audit organisation belongs. An amount of € 695 of the € 1,322 (2014: € 658 of the € 1,294) was charged by PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. Other non-audit services are permitted under the Dutch regulation governing the independence of auditors regarding assurance services (Verordening inzake de onafhankelijkheid van accountants bij assurance-opdrachten).