We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more about our Privacy Policy.

I got it!

Fighting Fraud in EU funded projects

This course explores the realities of fraud in EU-funded projects and looks at the new solutions available in the hands of Member States to fight fraudulent activities.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that 5% of the annual revenues of a typical organisation is lost to deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain. That is, fraud.  In other words, a staggering €3.5 trillion are lost to fraud each year across the world.  And some of the typical symptoms may sound quite familiar: cost overruns, project delays, inferior product quality and overstatement of bills.   

The EU is on a big drive to clamp down on fraud in EU-funded projects.  The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) requires the EU and the Member States to counter fraud and any illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the Union.  The Common Provisions Regulation for the 2014-20 Programming Period follows suit, requiring Member States to put in place effective and proportionate anti-fraud measures.  Anti-fraud controls are associated with reduced fraud losses and shorter fraud duration. Fraud schemes that occur at victim organizations with anti-fraud controls are significantly less costly and detected much more quickly than fraud at organizations without such controls.   

This course discusses the prevention, detection and reporting of fraud.  We cover anti-fraud strategies, self-assessment tools, integrity pacts and first and second level controls through a large selection of case studies and workshops of particular relevance to the European Structural and Investment Funds.  And this is done with a holistic approach, taking in account other important matters of the 2014-20 multiannual framework - performance and simplification.

When

19 April 2017 @ 08:30 am

21 April 2017 @ 06:00 pm

Duration: 2 days, 9 hours

Where

Hilton Malta Hotel

Paceville

Malta

Organised by

EuropeanFunds.info (view profile)

Similar Events in Internal Market

Similar Webinars in Internal Market

Recent Publications in Internal Market

Recent Videos in Internal Market

Priority #04 - Internal Market

Internal Market, 21 March 2017

The Presidency debate: the single market

Internal Market, 7 February 2017

Recent News in Internal Market

Consequences of #Brexit in the area of the #PublicProcurement - study prepared for @EP_SingleMarket: https://t.co/2AKabvuWmM

@EP_SingleMarket - 27 April 2017 17:19

Court confirms admissibility of documents transmitted by national authorities other than comp. authorities #cartels https://t.co/aXjm0C3qHJ

@EU_Competition - 27 April 2017 13:20

.@EU_Commission autorise l'acquisition de Vivendi par Bolloré https://t.co/qNWmyzef39

@EU_Competition - 25 April 2017 12:28

ESMA is looking for a #RiskAnalysis Officer for its Data & Statistics team #career -Apply by 29 May 2017… https://t.co/AzDnfLU4I9

@ESMAComms - 25 April 2017 12:09

Copyright debate @EP_SingleMarket about to begin shortly on the 508 amendments tabled to my report #copyrightreform… https://t.co/7QpOQ2y71k

@EP_SingleMarket - 25 April 2017 11:20