This excerpt taken from the ATVI 10-K filed Jun 9, 2006.
In order to verify conformity with the Band structure for Licensed Products described above, SCEE will require from time to time at its own expense to inspect and audit the relevant of Publishers financial records (and, where applicable, those of Publishers associated companies, subsidiaries and/or branch offices in the Licensed Territory). Any such inspection and audit shall take place during normal business hours at Publishers principal place of business (or such other location as the relevant books and records are maintained) upon reasonable prior notice and shall, at SCEEs sole election, be conducted either by an independent chartered or certified accountant or by an appropriately professionally qualified member of SCEEs staff.
[***] The portions of this document marked with three asterisks represent confidential portions omitted and filed separately with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This excerpt taken from the ATVI 10-Q filed Feb 8, 2006.
During the term of this Agreement and for [*] each party shall keep all usual and proper records related to its performance under this Agreement, including but not limited to audited financial statements and support for all transactions related to the ordering, production, inventory, distribution and billing/invoicing information. Such records, books of account, and entries will be kept in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Either party (the Auditing Party) may audit and/or inspect the other partys (the Audited Party) records no more than [*] in any [*] period in order to verify compliance with the terms of this Agreement. The Auditing Party may, upon reasonable advance notice, audit the Audited Partys records and consult with the Audited Partys accountants for the purpose of verifying the Audited Partys compliance with the terms of this Agreement and for a period of [*] Any such audit will be conducted during regular business hours at the Audited Partys offices. Any such audit will be paid for by Auditing Party unless Material discrepancies are disclosed. As used in this section, Material means [*] If Material discrepancies are disclosed, the Audited Party agrees to pay the Auditing Party for [*]
[*] = Certain confidential information contained in this document, marked by brackets, has been omitted and filed separately with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 24b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.