The Audit and Compliance Committee, including the Compensation Sub-Committee, is one of the four independent committees of FIFA. The Audit and Compliance Committee shall consist of at least three and not more than seven members, all of whom must not belong to any other FIFA body. They should be knowledgeable and experienced in financial and/or regulatory and legal matters and may not be involved in any decision affecting the operations of FIFA. The chairperson, deputy chairperson and members of the Audit and Compliance Committee shall fulfil the independence criteria as defined by the FIFA Governance Regulations. They are elected by the FIFA Congress to terms lasting four years, for a maximum of three terms. For more information on the independent committees, please see article 51 ff. of the FIFA Statutes as well as articles 36 and 37 of the FIFA Governance Regulations.