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Author Stefanou, Constantin, 1961-

Title OLAF at the crossroads : action against EU fraud / Constantin Stefanou, Simone White and Helen Xanthaki
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2011


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 202 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in international and comparative criminal law ; v. 7
Studies in international and comparative criminal law ; v. 7.
Contents Genesis : UCLAF and the transition to OLAF -- Mandate -- The regulatory framework : the status quo and recent proposals for reform -- Operational activities and due process -- Operation safeguards for persons and institutions -- Operational effectiveness : expanding the civil route -- OLAF's interinstitutional relationships -- Relationship with member states
Summary The authors offer many insights into the regulatory, operational and institutional opportunities and challenges for OLAF, the European Commission's Anti-Fraud Office. Since OLAF was set up in 1999, significant changes in its functional environment have taken place including in EU criminal law and especially in mutual assistance and substantive criminal law; the reconstruction of Eurojust and Europol through recent Regulations and Memoranda of Cooperation; and, the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty. The authors advance the view that OLAF's current legal framework must address these issues a
Notes OLAF=European Anti-Fraud Office
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject European Commission. European Anti-Fraud Office.
European Commission. European Anti-Fraud Office
Finance, Public -- European Union countries -- Auditing
Fraud -- European Union countries
Criminal law & procedure.
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Expenditures, Public
Finance, Public -- Auditing
Europees Bureau voor fraudebestrijding.
Officieren van Justitie.
Europees recht.
European Union countries -- Appropriations and expenditures -- State supervision
European Union countries
Form Electronic book
Author White, Simone
Xanthaki, Helen
ISBN 9781847316677