NVIDIA CEO and CFO Certify SEC Reports
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For Immediate Release:
SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 30, 2002 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced Chief Executive Officer, Jen-Hsun Huang, and Chief Financial Officer, Mary Dotz, signed and filed statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) certifying filings made by NVIDIA with the SEC in 2002. This certification was made pursuant to the SEC’s Order No. 4-460 of June 27, 2002, which required such filing by the NVIDIA officers on or before September 11, 2002. The documents for which Huang and Dotz filed the certification included NVIDIA’s fiscal 2002 filing on Form 10-K, fiscal 2002 proxy statement, filing on Form10-Q for the quarter ended April 28, 2002 and filings on Forms 8-K made in 2002.
The certification noted that NVIDIA had received a letter dated August 15, 2002 from the Corporation Finance Division of the SEC containing comments on NVIDIA’s filing on Form 10-K for fiscal 2002 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 28, 2002. As discussed in the certification, the SEC letter notes the following with respect to the SEC investigation disclosed by NVIDIA earlier this year: “The Division of Enforcement (of the Commission) has commenced an investigation regarding certain matters which may be related to the Company.” NVIDIA is in the process of responding to the comments in the letter on a timely basis and expects its officers to file an amended certification after it and the Division have addressed the questions raised by the comments.
NVIDIA Corporation is a visual computing technology and market leader dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video games consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1400 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.nvidia.com.
Certain statements in this press release regarding certification of 2002 SEC reports are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, uncertainties related to actions and determinations by the SEC and other regulatory and enforcement authorities, changes in government regulations and interpretations and enforcement of such regulations and the impact of litigation and other proceedings. Investors are advised to read the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly those sections entitled "Business Risks," for a fuller discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.
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