Commission adopts Best Practices Code to speed up State aid control

On 16 July the European Commission has adopted a new Best Practices Code for State aid control. The Code provides guidance to the Commission, Member States, businesses and other stakeholders on State aid procedures, to improve their effectiveness, transparency and predictability. Over the past years, the Commission has implemented State Aid Modernisation, a major reform package which allows Member States to quickly implement State aid that fosters investment, economic growth and job creation, leaving the Commission to focus on high-risk cases, most likely to distort competition in the Single Market. The Best Practices Code is an extention of such efforts to focus
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Errors, Irregularities and Fraud

16-17 April 2018, Bologna Assessing and Managing the Tolerable Error Rate. Learn to apply basic and advanced verification procedures with Susanne Volz and Severino Ostorero: obtain a roadmap for taking reliable and secure decisions in your daily work on errors, irregularities and fraud screen errors through concrete cases ensure first calculations of the Tolerable Error Rate and monitor it apply proportionate and efficient system prevention, detection and correction methods obtain an in-depth understanding of the Commission’s concept of antifraud measures; design and implement them in your workplace shift from documents/accounting control to an oupt/results model link ex-ante and ex-post checks
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Competition Rules | State Aid, Public Procurement, PPP

19-21 March 2018, Paris Mastering State Aid, Public Procurement, Public-private Partnership. Join us this March in Paris for a 3-day training with Alun Williams and Ignas Paukstys. We will: improve systems, procedures and tools to prevent, detect and correct errors, irregularities and fraud related to public procurement and state aid increase participants’ knowledge about the main public procurement aspects set up under the new Public Procurement Directives and the CJEU case law apply the 4 State Aid tests present examples of State Aid not prohibited by the Art. 107(1) TFEU tackle the new Guidances about GBER discuss sectoral rules and
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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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Competition Rules & ESI Funds Management

Controlling Public procurement, State aid & PPP Date: 22-24 November 2017 Location: Prague (Czech Republic) Lecturers: Alun Williams, Ignas Paukstys This November we will be discussing Public procurement, State aid and Public-Private Partnership rules in Prague.
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What’s happening in 2017? #seminars #expertise #onlinedegree

The new ETCP programme for 2017 is now available! Contact us to receive your copy today and see what we have lined up for you: choose between exchange and tailor-made, on-the-spot or online seminars. Meet the experts and learn more about the new topics we have in store! Registration for seminars is now open, be the first to save your seat! More information about online degrees is coming up in January. ETCP wishes you happy holidays & and all the best in 2017!
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Focus on Verification tasks #Winter break #Paris

ETCP invites you to Verification Winter Break : Tackling control and fraud prevention efficiently from 5 to 9 December in Paris (France) With experts Susanne Volz, Franck Sottou, Severino Osterero focus on Verification tasks for 5days. The very point of verification is to prevent and/or detect and correct irregularities. The purpose of the seminar is to enable the participants to identify and deal with irregularities more effectively and more efficiently. Focus on 2 levels: the skills level of the individual participant (focus on verification methods) improvement options of the management and control systems. More info in video Contact us to register to
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