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Review of the Financial Regulation


Public consultation on the review of the Financial Regulation

Policy field(s)


Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations were welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions were particularly sought from beneficiaries of EU funds, NGOs and private entities & public authorities at local, regional, national and/or European level.

Period of consultation

From 19/10/2009 to 18/12/2009

Objective of the consultation

The main objective of the review of the Financial Regulation is to simplify the financial rules and procedures applicable to the EU Budget.

View the consultation document

Public consultation on the review of the Financial Regulation pdf

Contact details

Responsible service : Directorate General for the Budget, Unit D1 – Financial Regulations

E-mail :

Postal address : European Commission, BREY 12/010, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

View the contributions

Contributions were welcomed from citizens, organisations and public authorities. Received contributions have been published on the Internet, in line with the specific privacy statement (see below) attached to this consultation for information. Contributions could be made in any official language of the European Union.

Synthesis Report

Main conclusions from the consultation - May 2010 - pdf

Next steps

Conclusions from the consultation have served as a basis for the Commission's proposal on the review of the Financial Regulation, to be presented in mid-2010.

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