European Anti-Fraud Investigations
Changes and protections in Consumer protection — representative action
- 1 hr1 hour
- Location 1
THE REGULATION Review and changes within. Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 883/2013 aims to: reinforce the independence of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), set up under Decision 1999/352/EC, ECSC, Euratom to combat fraud, corruption and any illegal activity which could harm the EU’s financial interests*; make OLAF investigations more effective; improve cooperation between the different institutions and bodies involved; strengthen the rights of individuals covered by investigations. Amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2223 seeks to: adapt the operation of OLAF to the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), set up under Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 (see summary) to ensure maximum complementarity; and enhance the effectiveness of OLAF’s investigative function as regards a number of specific issues, including: new rules for carrying out on-the-spot checks and inspections access to bank account information establishing a controller of procedural guarantees access to the final report by the person concerned the strengthened role of the anti-fraud coordination services in the EU countries and new rules to improve the follow-up of investigations. Book, Corporate, Radio, Television, Podcast Interviews for CPD/CE credit. Book Public Opinion for your say on Radio or Television.
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