Kovesi tells MEPs: I know you received negative information about me

By |februar 27th, 2019|Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, CVM, EPPO, European Parliament, european public prosecutor, Frans Timmermans, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, Romania, rule of law, socialists, Věra Jourová|

Laura Codruţa Kövesi, the former chief of Romania’s anti-corruption agency (DNA) who is one of the three shortlisted candidates to become the EU's first-ever chief prosecutor, emerged as the favourite after a hearing in the European Parliament on Tuesday (26 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kovesi tells MEPs: I know you received negative information about me

Parliament to audition the three candidates for EU chief prosecutor

By |februar 26th, 2019|EPPO, European Parliament, european public prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, PSD, Romania, rule of law|

MEPs from the relevant European Parliament Committees will audition on Tuesday (26 February) the three candidates for the position of the first-ever chief prosecutor of the European Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Parliament to audition the three candidates for EU chief prosecutor

Auditors’ anti-fraud policy recommendations are old news, Oettinger says

By |januar 11th, 2019|anti-fraud, cohesion policy, european public prosecutor, News, OLAF|

There is nothing new in the recommendations on anti-fraud investigations the European Court of Auditors tabled on Thursday (10 January), the EU Commissioner for Budget Günther H. Oettinger has said. “Most areas of improvement have long been identified and tackled...

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Hungarian police drops Orban-linked corruption probe

By |november 8th, 2018|corruption, european public prosecutor, Hungary, News, OLAF, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

A police decision to close a corruption probe linked to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's family "strengthens doubts" about the independence of Hungary's law enforcement bodies, an EU official said Wednesday (7 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungarian police drops Orban-linked corruption probe

Commission offers softer rules to Hungary, Poland to sweeten EU prosecutor deal

By |oktober 6th, 2017|EPPO, EU budget, European Parliament, european public prosecutor, News, VAT fraud, Věra Jourová|

EU Commissioner of Justice Věra Jourová said on Friday (6 October) that she is ready to simplify rules controlling cohesion expenditure if Poland and Hungary join the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission offers softer rules to Hungary, Poland to sweeten EU prosecutor deal

Italy pushes for deeper European cooperation on terrorism

By |avgust 23rd, 2017|anti-terrorism, european public prosecutor, News|

Italy's justice minister says must Europe deepen judicial cooperation in the face of growing terrorist threats. EURACTIV’s partner Milano Finanza reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy pushes for deeper European cooperation on terrorism

EU targets terror financing with VAT fraud crackdown

By |junij 12th, 2017|EPPO, european public prosecutor, fraud, Germany, News, terrorism, VAT fraud|

To gain the cooperation of reluctant countries such as Germany in its anti-fraud efforts, the EU executive is highlighting the link between VAT fraud and terrorism. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU targets terror financing with VAT fraud crackdown

Twenty EU countries sign off on new anti-fraud prosecutor

By |junij 8th, 2017|cross-border crime, european public prosecutor, Malta presidency, Maltese Presidency, News, tax fraud, VAT|

The European Commission welcomed on Thursday (June 8) a decision by 20 member states, including heavyweights Germany and France, to set up an independent EU public prosecutor's office which will combat cross-border tax evasion and fraud in the bloc.

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French prosecutor’s office eagerly awaits launch of European equivalent

By |april 11th, 2017|corruption, european public prosecutor, François Fillon, French elections 2017, Jérôme Cahuzac, Marine Le Pen, News, Panama Papers|

France's anti-corruption efforts were boosted three years ago with the creation of a national finance prosecutor's office (PNF). The planned European Public Prosecutor's Office could simplify its now high-profile investigations. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za French prosecutor’s office eagerly awaits launch of European equivalent

Commission hails downsized EU public prosecutor as victory for ‘multi-speed Europe’

By |marec 9th, 2017|anti-fraud, corruption, enhanced cooperation, EU integration, european public prosecutor, multi-speed EU, Multi-speed Europe, News, OLAF, VAT fraud, Věra Jourová|

EU leaders agreed to slice up a controversial bill to open the first EU public prosecutor's office, with some backers calling it a victory of “multi-speed Europe” because it will free countries that opposed the new set-up to drop out.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission hails downsized EU public prosecutor as victory for ‘multi-speed Europe’