EDPS Opinion 37/2023 on the Proposal for a Council Directive on Faster and Safer Relief of Excess Withholding Taxes
On 3 May 2023, the European Commission issued a Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating corruption, replacing Council Framework Decision 2003/568/JHA and the Convention on the fight against corruption involving officials of the European Commgunities or officials of Member States of the European Union and amending Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the Council (‘the Proposal’). Its objective is to establish minimum rules concerning the definition of criminal offences and sanctions in the area of corruption, as well as measures to better prevent and fight corruption. It also aims to update the EU legislative framework, including by incorporating international standards binding on the EU, such as those of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
EDPS Opinion on the European Commission’s action plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorism financing
EDPS Opinion on two legislative Proposals relating to combatting VAT Fraud.
Letter addressed to the DPOs of the EC, EIB, and EIF on implications of GDPR on investigative activities of EU institutions, notably regarding anti-fraud, competition and trade.