This excerpt taken from the TAM 20-F filed Oct 1, 2009.
This Amendment No. 1 to our annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, which was originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Comission on June 30, 2009 (the "Original 2008 20-F"), is being filed solely for the purposes of addressing the following items:
to provide the Rule 13a-14(a) certification of Mr. Líbano Miranda Barroso as Chief Financial Officer of TAM Linhas Aéreas S.A. (Exhibit 12.4); and
to date, and include the conformed signatures of PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes for, the consent of PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes (Exhibit 15.2).
This Amendment No. 1 consists of a cover page, this explanatory note, the exhibit index, as amended to reflect the items above, the signature page, currently dated certifications by the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer pursuant to 17 CFR 240. 15D-14(a), as adopted pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that are attached to this Amendment No. 1 (as Exhibits 12.1 through 12.6 and 13.1 through 13.6, respectively) and the consent of PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes (as Exhibit 15.2).
This Amendment should be read in conjunction with the Original 2008 20-F, which continues to speak as of the date that the Original 2008 20-F was filed. Except as specifically noted above, this Amendment does not modify or update any disclosures in the Original 2008 20-F. Accordingly, this Amendment does not reflect events occuring after the filing of the Original 2008 20-F or modify or update any disclosures that may have been affected by subsequent events, including the results of operations, financial condition, cash flows or any forward-looking statements made in the Original 2008 20-F.
ITEM 19. EXHIBITS