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Handling Irregularities in EU Funded Projects

Summer Seminar

27th - 28th August 2012, Maritim Hotel Berlin, Germany

The European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law invites you to participate at its summer seminar Handling Irregularities in EU Funded Projects.

In order to spend EU funding in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the EU Member States need to take actions to prevent, detect and correct irregularities in the use of EU Funds.

At this seminar participants from all EU MS will learn from the first-hand experiences of leading experts from

• DG Regional Policy, European Commission
• Department for Communities and Local Government, United Kingdom
• Higher Education Authority, Ireland
• Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer, Poland

What are the consequences for a Member State of not complying with its obligations in regard to handling irregularities;
How to identify irregularities and to distinguish them from clerical and technical errors;
How to distinguish irregularities from fraud cases;
What are possible measures to prevent irregularities;
How to manage financial risks of irregularities;
How to deal with irregularities in the procurement process;
When and how to notify the Commission and OLAF of irregularities;

Expected Participants:

Experts dealing with irregularities in EU funded projects from Managing Authorities, Intermediate Bodies and other Authorising Bodies (e.g. Ministries, Development Banks), Certifying Authorities, Audit Authorities, Public and private beneficiaries of EU Funds, other bodies responsible for EU funded projects or other multilateral and bilateral projects.

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Asya Ognyanova
Public Relations Manager
European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law
Hausvogteiplatz 13, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 80 20 80 246

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