Omnibus Regulation: Council Adopted Simpler Rules EU Funds Management

The so-called Omnibus regulation was adopted on 16 July 2018. It will amend the existing EU Financial Regulation to make financial rules simpler and more results-oriented. The Omnibus Regulation sets out the overall framework for budget management, as well as a number of acts governing the EU’s multiannual programmes in various fields, including Cohesion policy. In concrete, the changes include inter alia : extended use of  Simplified Cost Options (SCO) in relation to concrete outputs and / or results and in particular with the introduction of “single lump sum” covering all the cost of the operation on a “beneficiary-by-beneficiary” approach extended
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Simplification Training

26-27 November 2018, Paris Ensuring simplification of projects, programmes & control systems Join us in Paris this November to: understand the simplification process in full: what is it, what are success conditions to simplification (not only SCO) in terms of costs, delays and quality of interventions; obtain key qualifications to implement simplification measures in your work place (procedures, processes and tools); tackle in particular SCO and to set-up an action plan to apply it in a secure & efficient way; take into account the most recent OMNIBUS simplification proposals. Key elements: Presenting Simplified Cost Options and their contribution to simplification:
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Simplified Costs Options & Financial Instruments

13-14 December 2018, Hamburg Mixing Simplified Costs Options (SCO) & Financial instruments in an efficient way. Learn to combine Financial Instruments and SCOs efficiently (packages): set-up of calls and selection of beneficiaries; ensure constant implementation of Financial Instruments ; ensure full application of SCO and in particular unit costs and lump sums anticipate the closure of the interventions; manage high-risk issues like State Aid and selection list the success conditions of monitoring, verification, effective and efficient day-to day management. Register Training Agenda & fees
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Covering EU Funds Management from A-Z #5DayTraining #Paris #December

We invite you to join us in Paris for our 5-Day EU Funds training from 4-8 December 2017. With experts Susanne Volz, Colm Dunne and Franck Sottou participants get step-by-step knowledge about the key points of EU Funds management at programme and project level. This 5-day training focuses on EU 2020 strategies / New Logframe of indicators / Key alerts about errors, irregularities and fraud / Essential knowledge about the Theory of Change / Examples of Smart Specialisation and Sustainable Development schemes. It also introduces simplification steps towards a more efficient and effective EU Funds management. Contact us for training
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EU Funds Simplification Scoreboard

In September 2016 the European Commission issued a Simplification Scoreboard showing the gradual shift towards the simplification of EU Funds management in the 2014-2020 programming period.
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Simplified Cost Options: cases, cases and cases

SCO Boot Camp | Specialising in Simplified Cost Options Date: 5-6 October 2017 Location: Düsseldorf, Germany Lecturers: Ms Susanne Volz, Senior Audit and Control expert and Mr Franck Sottou, Senior international expert in Regional funds and ETCP Director
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