The New Age of Audit?

by Franck Sottou ETCP Director and Key International EU Funds Expert 8 in the morning. The Auditor is supposed to come at 9. What will be his first questions? What would be the investigations? What could be the corrections? 9.15, the meeting starts. He wants to see the documents. What documents? Invoices, timesheets, proofs of payment and… taxi receipts. This is it. But is it really the bulk of the mission? Audit was supposed to have changed since 2012. Remember, a new Financial Regulation was released and the communication was clear: the new controls and audits are coming! Let’s read
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New ETCP Programme 2017 #seminars #expertise #onlinedegrees

The new programme for 2017 is now available! If you are preparing your training plan for the next year, contact us to receive information on key topics, seminar agendas, dates and experts. Available for 2017:  key expertises, seminars, online solutions… From Exchanges trainings, In-house Seminars and Expertise to Online Degree, a large range of opportunities will be offered to clients to improve their management of EU Funds at programme and projet level. Get in touch with us if you would like to learn more about our services. Subscribe to our newsletter or contact us to receive the new programme today.
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Management & Control: Special offer for autumn seminars

Registrations are open for new EU Funds sessions after summer break: ETCP invites you in Paris to focus on Management & Control with experts Franck Sottou and Susanne Volz Register before 25 August and get 15% discount. 3-Day | Verification “Preventing, detecting and correcting errors and irregularities” Date : 26 to 28 September 2016 Venue : Paris Focus : Control & Audit Ask for detailed agenda /Register here
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NEW 5-Day training: Verification Spring Break #Control #Audit #Fraud

ETCP launches in 2016 a new 5-day training on  control management. First session took place in Munich from 25 to 29 April 2016 with Ms Susanne Volz. Teaching focused on how to carry out specific actions of verification, control and audit in relation to the completion of OPs. Our methology is to build very practical seminar. With case works, role plays, discussions and exchange of good practices, Ms Volz gave participants the key tools to become a qualified verification expert. ETCP Team thanks all participants. If you are interested in such complete training in 5 days for your team, please contact us . You can also  join us in Munich in September
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Financial Instruments seminar #munich #april2016 #qualification #actionplan

ETCP was in Munich from 21 to 22 April 2016 to deliver specific seminar on Financial Instruments. Our experts Mr Zabotka and Ms Volz gave participants the key tools to set up financial instruments and deliver desired results. This specific 2-Day seminar was very practical with exercices, cases, exchanges of experience with lecturers and colleagues from other Member States. Our seminar helps managers of EU Funds to improve their qualification in their field of expertise and to evaluate their level before and after the seminar with an ex-ante and an ex-post tests.  ETCP Team would like to thank all participants. More pictures of ETCP seminars are available
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Did you ever go to Munich? #verification #springbreak #seminar

Munich plays an active part in European city networks and is one of Europe’s advanced technology hub cities. The Capital of the state of Bavaria is the second most popular destination after Berlin and offers many well-known places to visit : the Pinakothek Museum, the English Garden, and the famous Marienplatz… Click here for more information ETCP went to Munich in October 2013 for a special conference with over 100 participants to discuss on The New Instruments of Cohesion Policy 2014-2020. In April 2016, we invite you to go back to Munich for New Spring Break session on Verification lectured by Mr Franck Sottou, Ms Susanne Volz and
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ETCP Tour Warsaw October 2015 – Financial Instruments

ETCP was in Warsaw on 26-27 October to deliver a tailor-made seminar for the polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Development staff on Financial Instruments, Designing the optimum – pitfalls, requirements and practical solutions” with ETCP Experts Mr Audrius Zabotka and Ms Susanne Volz. Special focus was made on OPs managed by participants. The seminar was the occasion to bring a clearer view of the complexity of the implementation of Financial instruments  for 2014-2020. The idea was to focus on Financial Instruments and Grant measures as they are appropriate tools to address the financing needs
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2014+ New Regulations: Small changes, big consequences? II

1. Simplified costs : NEW! a. A flat rate for indirect costs of up to 25 % of eligible direct costs ! Provided that the rate is calculated on the basis of a fair, equitable and verifiable calculation method or a method applied under schemes for grants funded  entirely by the Member State for a similar type of operation and beneficiary
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