On 04.05.15, during the meeting of the Budgetary Control Committee, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Supervisory Committee (SC) presented its Annual Activity Report 2014.
MEPs scrutinise how money has been spent by the European Commission and the other EU institutions and agencies in a procedure known as discharge. Over the years, the procedure has become a very important tool to check how public funds have been spent and EU projects carried out.
Fraud and illegal activities damaging the Union's policies have impact in the Union's budget. To ensure an effective protection of the financial interests of the Union, this proposal for a Directive brings forward convergent practices among all the EU member states. The overall objective of the proposal is to combat fraud and other fraud-related forms of illegal behaviour through which the EU budget is damaged.
Commission's proposal for a Regulation amending the Regulation n° 883/2013, on the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), as regards the establishment of a Controller for procedural guarantees.