Harder conditions of Closure

Tackling sensitive issues and cases of closure of the 2014-20 period

3-day face-to-face Seminar 13-15 December in Vienna

Based on the best practices and recent Guidance, to get ready for final closure of 2014-2021 based on Reasonable Assurance and taken into account the impact of COVID situation, we will focus on:

  • amendment of programmes and projects
  • data and gaps on indicators
  • treatment of irregularities (PP, State aid, eligibilty…)
  • risks assessment and sampling methods
  • non-functionning operations
  • non eligible projects and expenditures
  • phasing out of projects between 2 programmes
  • Specific checks for Financial Instruments
  • early closures and audit opinions.
    • Overview of MDA and annual closures: the new control processes and key success conditions
    • Obtaining the necessary confirmations for a reliable MDA
    • Elements of the new verification work
    • Calculation of the TER and obtaining reasonable assurance
    • Dealing with specific challenges of fraud: PP & State Aid, conflict of interest…
  • specific cooperation with Audit Authority and Audit strategy
  • preparing an Action plan


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