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The EPPO and the EU’s covid-19 rescue package – Italian anti-mafia report outlines future challenges

10 August 2020

The EPPO and the EU’s covid-19 rescue package – Italian anti-mafia report outlines future challenges Karolos Seeger, Robin Lööf, Alexandre Bisch, and Friedrich Popp

Debevoise & Plimpton lawyers Karolos Seeger, Robin Lööf, Alexandre Bisch, and Friedrich Popp consider the challenges facing the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office safeguarding the EU’s recent historic budgetary settlement in light of a recent Italian anti-mafia report, and question whether the EPPO’s current proposed budget is sufficient for it to live up to its potential as Europe’s main fraud enforcement body.