TOPIC : Comparative law studies and dissemination
|Publication date:||26 April 2018|
|Types of action:||HERCULE-AG Hercule III Action Grant|
|DeadlineModel: Opening date:||single-stage 26 April 2018||Deadline:||14 June 2018 17:00:00|
|Time Zone : (Brussels time)|
Developing high-profile research activities, including studies in comparative law ("Comparative law studies"), covering the following topics in particular:
a) Cooperation between EU bodies involved in the protection of the Union's financial interests (OLAF, EPPO, Eurojust, Europol);
b) Measures to support the new antifraud landscape (with a view to the establishment of the EPPO at EU and national level);
c) OLAF investigations, with special reference to the exercise and enforcement of its powers as well as its cooperation with national partners;
d) The fight against VAT fraud;
e) The protection of whistle-blowers and the role of investigative journalism in the area of the protection of the Union's financial interests;
f) Requirements to obtain, secure and use digital forensic evidence in administrative and criminal investigations;
g) Articulation between different types of actions (e.g. prevention, investigations, recoveries) relevant to the protection of the financial interests of the EU;
h) Different types of investigations and sanctions (criminal, administrative, other) and the relationship between them, including the "ne bis in idem" principle;
i) Transparency issues in the area of the protection of the Union's financial interests (e.g. access to beneficial owners).
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6. Additional documents:
Annual Work Programme: C(2018) 1763 final http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/other_eu_prog/hercule/wp/hercule-wp-2018_en.pdf
Annual work programme - 2018 C(2018) 1763 final http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/other_eu_prog/hercule/wp/hercule-wp-2018_en.pdf
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|Type of Action||Hercule III Action Grant [HERCULE-AG]|
|Topic||Comparative law studies and dissemination - HERCULE-LT-2018-01|
|Guidance on proposal submission:||H2020 online manual|
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