14th July 2010

Protection of the EU's financial interests: Commission publishes annual report

Today the European Commission published its Annual Report on the Protection of the EU's Financial Interests and the Fight against Fraud. This report outlines important measures taken by the Commission and Member States in 2009 to prevent, detect and tackle irregularities and fraud. It gives a statistical overview of all the irregularities notified to the Commission by Member States in 2009, including cases where fraud is suspected, and details the recovery of EU funds. The report notes an improvement in Member States' compliance in reporting irregularities compared to previous years and points out recommendations on how to further improve the protection of EU taxpayers' money. [more]

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic