Statistical Governance in Greece - Recent Developments - Meeting of Financial Assistance Working Group on 22 November 2016

21-11-2016

This briefing presents a summary of the legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou, on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. It also summarizes opinions taken in the public domain by European and International Institutions pertaining to the court case in question. Furthermore, it provides also an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of revision of public finance data after their validation.

This briefing presents a summary of the legal proceedings before Greek courts against Andreas Georgiou, on the ground of the accusation that he has inflated 2009 Greek deficit figures. It also summarizes opinions taken in the public domain by European and International Institutions pertaining to the court case in question. Furthermore, it provides also an overview of the recent developments of Greek statistical system as well as an indication of the magnitude of revision of public finance data after their validation.