Lexxion Anti-Fraud Series 2023

with Jo Kremers featuring his EU awarded games on Anti-Fraud and Corruption


The highly interactive events of the Innovation and Anti-Fraud Skills Series 2023 are led by Jo Kremers, who will engage participants in investigations and games on preventing, detecting, and combating irregularities and fraud. Divided into teams, participants will compete for the best results and a real reward. 

By booking two events of the series, you will get a 20% discount! 

Fraud and Corruption in “La Serenissima”: On-the-Spot Investigation

04.04.2022 - 05.04.2022 | Venice

Fraud and Corruption in “La Serenissima”: On-the-Spot Investigation

“Take a walk on the Bridge of Sighs, let it inspire you in the fight against fraud and corruption” says Jo Kremers, former Senior Audit Manager of the Dutch Ministry of Finance. Following this recommendation, we go to Venice for…

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EStALI Forum – The Green Deal Industrial Plan and the Temporary Crisis and Transition Framework

21.04.2022 - 22.04.2022 | Berlin

EStALI Forum - The Green Deal Industrial Plan and the Temporary Crisis and Transition Framework

The Interactive Forum offers a platform to discuss and exchange on current developments in EU State aid law. Expert panels and interactive break-out sessions with leading practitioners invite participants to get actively involved in the debates, exchange experiences and receive guidance…

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06. Mar 2023

EFFL 1/2023 Out Now

Issue 1/2023 of the European Food and Feed Law Review is now available. The issue […]

06. Mar 2023

EurUP 4/2022 jetzt verfügbar

Der erste Block der Aufsätze in EurUP 4/22 behandelt das Klimaschutzrecht, das verstärkt auch Fragen […]

28. Feb 2023

EStAL 1/2023 – Reinventing EU State Aid to Address Global Challenges

Issue 1/2023 of the European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL) is now available! In the Articles section […]

03. Feb 2023

CCLR 4/2022 Out Now

  Issue 4/2022 of the Carbon and Climate Law Review is out now. The issue […]

03. Feb 2023

EDPL 4/2022 Out Now

Issue 4/2022 of the European Data Protection Law Review is out now. The issue features […]

02. Feb 2023

AbfallR 1/2023 jetzt verfügbar

In Anbetracht der steigenden Verpackungsabfälle hat die EU-Kommission am 30.11.2022 einen Vorschlag für eine Verpackungsverordnung […]

31. Jan 2023

EPPPL 4/2022 – PPPs Still Have Important Role

Issue 4/2022 of the European Procurement & Public Private Partnerships Law Review (EPPPL) is now […]

04. Jan 2023

EStAL 4/2022 – The EU Courts Have an Active Year

Issue 4/2022 of the European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL) is now available! In the […]

04. Jan 2023

CoRe 4/2022 – Regulating Digital Markets

Issue 4/2022 of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) has been published! Read […]

20. Dec 2022

StoffR 4/2022 jetzt verfügbar

Auswirkungen der Russland-Sanktionen Europas auf das Chemikalienrecht, Rückblick auf fünf Jahre 42. Bundesimmissionsschutzverordnung, Ausnahme für […]

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21. Mar 2023
State Aid Blog

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

Introduction As part of the EU’s Green Deal and the transition to a greener and […]

14. Mar 2023
State Aid Blog

State Aid for the Resolution of a Polish bank

Introduction Whenever a bank seeks State aid, it must be considered as “failing or likely […]

08. Mar 2023
Competition Blog

Requiem for an objection: the Commission drops half of its App Store case

On 28 February 2023, the European Commission (EC) sent Apple a new Statement of Objections […]

07. Mar 2023
State Aid Blog

Tax Advantages and Competitive Bidding

Introduction Award of contracts or sale of state assets through competitive bidding procedures or tenders […]

28. Feb 2023
State Aid Blog

Discretion of Public Authorities and Selectivity

Introduction On 2 February 2023, the Court of justice, in case C649/20 P, Spain and […]

21. Feb 2023
State Aid Blog

The Selectivity and Profitability of Agreements between Airports and Airlines

Introduction Selectivity is a tricky issue. Even a measure that appears not to favour or […]

08. Feb 2023
State Aid Blog

State Aid May Have an Incentive Effect Even After the Start of Work: But Would it Favour Inefficient Operators?

Introduction Perhaps the most important aspect of the compatibility of State aid with the internal […]

30. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

Cumulation of State Aid Granted by Different Member States

Introduction The EU Green Deal and the Climate, Environmental Protection and Energy Aid Guidelines [CEEAG] […]

24. Jan 2023
Competition Blog

The antitrust books you should’ve read in 2022 [part 2]

In this second instalment of ‘the antitrust books you should’ve read in 2022’, we shift […]

24. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

State Resources Include all the Resources that Can be Directed by the State for its own Purposes

Introduction On 12 January 2023, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in joined cases […]

Current events

All events
23.03.2023 - 24.03.2023 | Online
Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law

Internationales Chemikalienrecht

Am 23. und 24. März 2023 begrüßen wir Sie herzlich zum Online Seminar Internationales Chemikalienrecht. In diesem Jahr beleuchtet das Seminar die aktuellen Entwicklungen in den Chemikalienregulierungen in ausgewählten Industrie-und Handelsländern. Erfahren Sie von namhaften Experten der Branche, wie weit die GHS Implementierungen voranschreiten, welche neuen Entwicklungen es bei UK-REACH...
04.05.2023 - 05.05.2023 | Barcelona
European State Aid Law

State Aid: CEEA Guidelines

Find out all there is to know about the Climate, Energy and Environmental Aid Guidelines (CEEAG) - this event is the perfect opportunity to have a look at the latest developments and discuss the main changes. For two days, participants will receive an extensive training focusing on the new CEEA...
04.05.2023 - 05.05.2023 | Copenhagen
European Structural and Investment Funds

Preventing and Combating White-Collar Crime in Spending ESI Funds

This hybrid workshop aims to show the need for an effective European whistle-blowing system and focuses on white-collar crimes. These are usually committed by members of private companies or public authorities exploiting their position to obtain financial gains. Our experts will not only examine these crimes in various areas and...
10.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Palermo
European Structural and Investment Funds

Innovation in Financial Management and EU Funds

With the new regulations for the programming period 2021-2027, the European Commission has introduced a number of changes and instruments that the Member States need to implement into their Operational Programmes. New regulations and requirements can be challenging for professionals dealing with financial management of ESI Funds and can require public officials from Managing/Responsible Authorities...
11.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Dubrovnik
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement

The ultimate goal of public procurement is to spend public money in an efficient and proper manner to achieve best value for money. Given the economic significance of public procurement in the EU, fraud, corruption and collusion in this field dramatically harm the economy and public finances – both national...
11.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Berlin
Environmental & Climate Law

UWP-Forum Umweltrecht – Schwerpunkt Immissionsschutzrecht 2023

In Kooperation mit Oexle Kopp-Assenmacher Lück veranstalten wir zum siebten Mal in Folge das UWP-Forum Umweltrecht - Schwerpunkt Immissionsschutzrecht. Wir beleuchten regulatorische Entwicklungen, die aktuelle Rechtsprechung und stellen Auswirkungen auf die Praxis vor. "Spannende Fachvorträge, exzellent organisiert - klare Empfehlung!" "Die aktuellsten Fragestellungen im Immissionsschutzrecht - jedes Jahr einen Besuch...
17.05.2023 - 19.05.2023 | Naples
European Structural and Investment Funds

Anti-Fraud Skills Lab: Between Innovation and History

Auditors and all authorities involved in detecting fraud and corruption need to gain the relevant skills and mindset to understand the mind of fraudsters – those of the past and those of the present. A rich history can teach us many lessons that are still valid today. What better place...
22.05.2023 - 23.05.2023 | Riga
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Public Procurement and State Aid

European Public Procurement and State Aid rules follow the same goal: to prevent distortions to competition in the European market that can be caused by public authorities. To protect competition, contracting authorities must be aware of de minimis rules, SGEI, GBER, Guidelines and notification procedures as well as of public...
25.05.2023 - 26.05.2023 | Warsaw
European State Aid Law

State Aid Procedures – Notification, Investigation, Compatibility, Recovery

During our two-day hybrid training in Warsaw our experts will offer you a broad overview of State Aid procedures, by analyzing their main features, namely notification, investigation, compatibility, and recovery. Besides theoretical information, real cases and practical examples will be thoroughly examined, so that participants can learn useful tips for...
25.05.2023 | Düsseldorf
Environmental & Climate Law

Düsseldorfer Abfallrechtstag 2023

Auch in diesem Jahr werden namhafte Experten auf dem Gebiet des deutschen und europäischen Abfallrechts in fachlich fundierten Vorträgen die zentralen Fragestellungen des Rechtsgebietes vorstellen. Sie beleuchten die neuesten Entwicklungen, berichten über ihre Erfahrungen und zeigen mögliche Handlungs- und Lösungswege auf. In zahlreichen Diskussionsrunden besteht darüber hinaus die Möglichkeit, eigene...
13.06.2023 - 14.06.2023 | Rome
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Master Class in Public Procurement: Negotiations & the Competitive Dialogue

With the EU public procurement directive more freedom to negotiate is encouraged, as such the use of the competitive dialogue and the competitive procedure with negotiation – as opposed to the “standard” open and restricted procedures –have been strengthened. These procedures provide a number of benefits for the purchasing of...
14.06.2023 - 16.06.2023 | Paris
European State Aid Law

EStAL Seminar – Getting into the details: The Green Deal Industrial plan, the Green Deal GBER and the new TCTF

The EStAL Seminar offers a unique experience to thoroughly examine State aid issues in an intensive, small-group atmosphere allowing for in-depth interaction among the participating experts. The diverse professional background of the faculty and the small circle of participants sharing a high level of expertise and experience will guarantee a...
22.06.2023 - 23.06.2023 | Thessaloniki
European State Aid Law

Essentials of State Aid Law

By joining this Lexxion Training, you will receive a good introduction in the field of State aid. Benefit from our experts and their wide range of experiences and understand among other topics the concept of State aid and application of exemptions such as GBER and de minimis aid. Participants receive a certificate...
22.06.2023 - 23.06.2023 | Berlin
European Structural and Investment Funds

Vereinfachte Kostenoptionen für ESI Fonds – Förderperiode 2021 – 2027

Im Juni 2021 wurde die Verordnung über die gemeinsamen Bestimmungen (EU) 2021/1060) für die neue Förderperiode 2021-2027 veröffentlicht, mit der die Nutzung der vereinfachten Kostenoptionen ausgeweitet wird. Ab 2021 werden die Beiträge für die Begünstigten des Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE), des Europäischen Sozialfonds Plus (ESF+), des Kohäsionsfonds (KF),...
26.06.2023 - 27.06.2023 | Tallinn
European Structural and Investment Funds

Tackling Global Challenges with EU Funds

The shift to a greener economy, the Covid-19 pandemic, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are among the most recent challenges that have impacted the world. The EU has launched some responses in terms of funds that aim to help dealing with these challenges. Among these responses, REACT-EU addresses both the...
29.06.2023 - 30.06.2023 | Budapest
European Structural and Investment Funds

State Aid and Public Procurement for ESI Funds

This hybrid workshop will give you useful tips on how to correctly implement operational programmes and EU-funded projects in compliance with State aid and public procurement rules and procedures. Not only will our experts give you a theoretical overview on the rules and procedures of State aid and public procurement,...
12.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 | Budapest
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Summer Course: Public Procurement from A to Z

Our Summer Course will give you a comprehensive overview of the Essentials of Public Procurement and enhance your knowledge on Public Procurement Proceedings in Theory, applying public procurement rules in different sectors as well as covering topics such as E-procurement, Innovation Procurement and Concessions and Public Private Partnerships. Each day, the...
13.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 | Berlin
European Structural and Investment Funds

The European Green Transition: Financial Aspects and Applicable State Aid Rules

By committing itself to becoming climate neutral by 2050, the European Union and its member States’ public and private sectors must make significant investment. To do so the Green Deal Investment Plan provides them with financial instruments. As the green transition does not represent the same challenge for all, special...
13.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 | Stockholm
European State Aid Law

Summer Master Class – “State Aid Uncovered” with Prof. Dr. Phedon Nicolaides

Uncover everything there is to know about State Aid with our key expert Dr. Phedon Nicolaides! During this intense two day masterclass, you will receive an expert review of the latest Court rulings and Commission decisions. Seminal judgments and decisions are analysed in depth. The analysis identifies how principles are...
20.07.2023 - 21.07.2023 | Nantes
European Structural and Investment Funds

Technical Assistance for ESI Funds: Tricks of the Trade

In order to properly manage projects and programmes in the context of the 2017-2021 transition, it is essential to use Technical Assistance (TA) efficiently. This hybrid workshop is designed to provide participants with guidance on topics such as: which costs are eligible in TA, how to increase the absorption rate...
26.07.2023 - 28.07.2023 | Dublin
European Structural and Investment Funds

Summer Course: Irregularities and Fraud in ESI Funds

The massive EU emergency and recovery packages of the last few years have significantly increased the risks of irregularities, fraud, and corruption. Thus, expanding the already high number of cases reported to the European Commission. Member States must work towards the minimisation and prevention of such rates, and fight against...
22.08.2023 - 25.08.2023 | Dublin
European State Aid Law

Summer Course: State Aid – Concept, Principles, Exemptions & Guidelines

Join us in Dublin for an intensive four-day Summer course! Our renowned experts will give you a comprehensive overview of the essential State aid regulations and provide you with a practical “toolbox“ to assess State aid and design public measures compatible with the internal market. Each day, the experts‘ presentations...
28.08.2023 - 30.08.2023 | Paris
European Structural and Investment Funds

INNOVATION and IT in Selection, Management Verification, and Audits of EU Funds

The rise of new technologies significantly increases the likelihood of fraud, as detecting errors and irregularities can get trickier. Public authorities must know about the newest tools and techniques to spot fraud and how to use them effectively. Understanding how fraudsters think in the digital era is essential. During our...
28.08.2023 - 29.08.2023 | Barcelona
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Public Procurement Requirements for ESI Funds

Public Procurement in the EU amounts to €1 trillion. However, the violation of public procurement rules remains one of the main sources of irregularities and fraud in projects co-financed by Structural Funds. The European Commission constantly implements decisions to suspend or interrupt European funding due to the infringements of public...
14.09.2023 - 15.09.2023 | Prague
European State Aid Law

State Aid for Transport

Our two-day hybrid training in Prague will provide you with essential information on the application of State aid law to the transport sector in the EU. Not only will our experts guide you through the most important EU regulations and decisions, but they will also tell you all about their...
21.09.2023 - 22.09.2023 | Frankfurt
Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law

Chemikalienrecht außerhalb der EU

Das Hybrid Seminar Chemikalienrecht außerhalb der EU beleuchtet in diesem Jahr die Chemikalienregulierungen in ausgewählten Industrie-und Handelsländern außerhalb der EU und zeigt auf, welche Meldungs- und Registrierungspflichten es hier zu berücksichtigen gilt. Namhafte Experte der Branche geben Ihnen exklusive Einblicke in die aktuelle Rechtsprechung und diskutieren mit Ihnen zum Chemikalienrecht...
26.09.2023 - 29.09.2023 | Nice
European Structural and Investment Funds

Anti-Money-Laundering Game: Montecarlo Edition

There is no doubt that fraud and corruption harm the economy, the public finances and the credibility of the institutions involved. Relying on his former experience as Senior Audit Manager of the Dutch Ministry of Finance, Jo Kremers trains participants to solve anti-fraud cases by using open-source intelligence tools and...
09.10.2023 - 10.10.2023 | Athens
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Fundamentals of EU Public Procurement

European Public Procurement law aims to ensure that the activities of the State, when entering into contracts relating to the purchase of goods and services, adhere to economic principles and do not distort competition. This two day workshop is designed to provide you with the fundamentals of Public Procurement law,...
09.10.2023 - 10.10.2023 | Athens
European Structural and Investment Funds

Simplified Cost Options for Structural Funds

The Common Provisions Regulation for the new programming period 2021-2027 has extended the use of Simplified Cost Options (SCOs). Starting from 2021, contributions provided to the beneficiaries of ESI Funds take the form of unit costs, lump sums or flat rates that are mandatory for all projects under EUR 200.000....
19.10.2023 - 20.10.2023 | Brussels
Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law

17th European Food and Feed Law Conference

The EFFL Conference is an established annual event organised under the auspices of the European Food and Feed Law Review, bringing together experts from both public and private sectors. Renowned experts from the European Commission, food industry, private practice and academia will provide you with in-depth knowledge on the recent...
06.11.2023 - 07.11.2023 | Milan
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Improvement and Best Practices in E-Procurement Systems

Effective E-Procurement can provide a wide variety of benefits including more efficiency and savings for governments and businesses. The potential cost savings are massive, as stated by the European Commission. In Italy alone, e-procurement systems cut over €3 billion in costs. This Workshop is made for people with advanced knowledge...
08.11.2023 - 10.11.2023 | Rome
European Structural and Investment Funds

Anti-Fraud and Corruption Game Number 6! Successful Whistleblowing in Real Life

The focus of our event will be the anti-fraud cycle and the whistle-blowing authorities in Europe, with particular attention to the Italian real-life experience and its role within the Network of European Integrity. You will find out how the whistle-blowing mechanism works in Italy and other EU Member States, thanks...
30.11.2023 - 01.12.2023 | Berlin
Environmental & Climate Law

Berliner Abfallrechtstage 2023

Auf den Berliner Abfallrechtstagen informieren führende Experten des deutschen und europäischen Abfallrechts über aktuelle Entwicklungen und die neueste Rechtsprechung im Kreislaufwirtschaftsrecht. Wie in den Vorjahren erwartet die Teilnehmer auch dieses Mal ein vielseitiges Programm mit zahlreichen interessanten Vorträgen zu den aktuellsten Fragestellungen des Rechtsgebietes. Im Anschluss an die Fachvorträge erhalten...

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