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! 


07. Apr 2023

EHPL 1/2023 Out Now

The firstissue of the European Health & Pharmaceutical Law Review in 2023 is now available. […]

07. Apr 2023

EPPPL 1/2023 – Launch of a New Section

Issue 1/2023 of the European Procurement & Public Private Partnerships Law Review (EPPPL) is available! […]

10. Apr 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 […]

07. Apr 2023

UWP 4/2022 jetzt verfügbar

In der jüngsten Ausgabe der UWP finden sich wieder Beiträge sowohl mit wasserrechtlichen als auch […]

06. Apr 2023

EFFL 2/2023 Out Now

Issue 2/2023 of the European Food and Feed Law Review is now available. The issue […]

06. Apr 2023

CCLR 4/2022 Out Now

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

17. Apr 2023

CoRe 1/2023 – Effect on Trade, Zero-Rating and Electronic Evidence

Issue 1/2023 of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) is now available! You […]

07. Apr 2023

EurUP 1/2023 jetzt verfügbar

Heft 1/23 der EurUP greift eine Vielfalt an umweltrechtlichen Themen auf, von denen sich viele […]

06. Apr 2023

AbfallR 2/2023 jetzt verfügbar

Dippel/Schwarzenberg erläutern in der neuen AbfallR 2/2023 den Umfang von Betreiberpflichten bei Abfallanlagen und ihre […]

07. Apr 2023

ICRL 1/2023 Out Now

Issue 1/2023 of the International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review is out now. The issue […]

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30. May 2023
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The 2020 Temporary State aid Framework and Recapitalisation of Undertakings

Introduction Ryanair has challenged many Commission decisions authorising State aid for its rivals. In 2021 […]

23. May 2023
State Aid Blog

The Temporary Framework Allows Member States to Grant Aid only to SMEs 

Introduction  Although discrimination is in general prohibited in the EU, the fact remains that in […]

16. May 2023
State Aid Blog

Support for the Decarbonisation of the Electricity Sector through Storage Capacity

Introduction Romania notified a scheme to support investment in large-scale electricity storage. The Commission approved […]

09. May 2023
State Aid Blog

Development of Affordable Housing

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02. May 2023
State Aid Blog

State aid Scoreboard, 2022

Introduction On 24 April 2023, the Commission released the 2022 version of the State aid […]

25. Apr 2023
State Aid Blog

German Risk Finance

Introduction Relatively few risk finance measures are notified to the Commission as Member States use […]

18. Apr 2023
State Aid Blog

Imposition of Public Service Obligations through Extension of a Concession

Introduction It has recently been confirmed in the case law that Member States are not […]

11. Apr 2023
State Aid Blog

Update of Commission Guiding Templates on Funding by the Recovery and Resilience Facility

Introduction In December 2020, the European Commission published “templates” to help Member States in the […]

04. Apr 2023
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Compensation for Damage Caused by COVID-19 Combined with Rescue Aid

Introduction Member States are allowed to grant state to compensate undertakings for damage they suffer […]

04. Apr 2023
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The New Geopolitical Dimension of the EU Competition and Trade Policies: Highlight in the Upcoming XXX FIDE Congress

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13.06.2023 - 14.06.2023 | Roma
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: The Green Deal GBER and the new TCTF

The EStAL Seminar offers a unique opportunity to get insider knowledge from our experts on new State aid topics where much is still unclear. The small circle of participants guarantees direct access to the high-level expertise and advice of our speakers. Join this frank, insightful debate and find answers to...
22.06.2023 - 23.06.2023 | Online
European State Aid Law

Essentials of State Aid Law including GBER and RDI

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...
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, Sustainable Public Procurement and Innovation Procurement. Each day, the experts' presentations...
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...
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...
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...
31.07.2023 - 02.08.2023 | Sofia
European Structural and Investment Funds

Recovery and Resilience Plans (RRP): from European guidelines to national experiences

In order to make European economies and societies more sustainable and to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission launched the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). This temporary instrument requires that Member States submit their Recovery and Resilience Plans (RRPs) in line with their country-specific recommendations. How...
22.08.2023 - 25.08.2023 | Lake Como
European State Aid Law

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

Join us in Como 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 - 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...
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...
06.09.2023 - 08.09.2023 | Riga
European Structural and Investment Funds

Preparing for Closure of 2014-2020 Operational Programmes: Do’s and Don’ts

The last few months of the current year will be crucial in conducting closure for the 2014-2020 programming period, given that the eligibility deadline for expenditure is 31 December 2023 according to the Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013. Dealing with financial management, control, audit and other aspects which are essential for...
11.09.2023 - 12.09.2023 | Prague
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Master Class in Public Procurement: Contract Modifications

This Master Class provides an introduction to contract modification in the field of European public procurement. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the legal framework of contract modification and how it can be used in their procurement processes. The Master Class will cover the different types of contract modification,...
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...
27.09.2023 - 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....
12.10.2023 - 13.10.2023 | Barcelona
European State Aid Law

The New State Aid Guidelines – Risk Finance, and Financial Instruments under Structural Funds

The adoption of Risk Finance Guidelines by the European Commission considerably widens the range of financing possibilities for innovative and growth-oriented SMEs. It is crucial that public officials, financial intermediaries, and beneficiaries know how State aid rules apply on financial instruments, which measures should be notified to the Commission and...
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...
26.10.2023 - 27.10.2023 | Milan
European State Aid Law

State Aid for SGEI

Understanding when the compensation for SGEI constitutes State aid causes uncertainty among public authorities as they face a conflict of interests: Public bodies must guarantee the provision of public services, yet SGEI providers may not be overcompensated, and competition may not be distorted. Additionally, each Member State can define which...
30.10.2023 - 31.10.2023 | Pisa
European Structural and Investment Funds

Indicators, Monitoring, and Evaluation of ESI Funds

The EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 has introduced new rules for monitoring and evaluating the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds. Given that a successful management and a smart implementation of these funds rely on their monitoring and evaluation, those in charge of these crucial tasks need to keep their...
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...
15.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 | Málaga
European State Aid Law

State Aid for Research, Development and Innovation Projects

The Lexxion Training on the Research, Development and Innovation (R&D&I) helps you understand the relevant State aid compliance requirements and offers you to apply the GBER and the State aid framework properly. With additional explanations on the experiences in the Member States and an overview on the relevant recent Case...
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...
30.11.2023 - 01.12.2023 | Vienna
European State Aid Law

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

The State Aid Master Class is especially designed for State aid experts, who would like to deepen their knowledge into the latest developments and judgements and discuss their own State aid cases. Participants receive a certificate upon participation. Starting from € 2.010,- (excl. VAT) +++ Register before 05. October 2023 to...
04.12.2023 - 06.12.2023 | Vienna
European Structural and Investment Funds

Innovation in Financial Management, Control and Audit of EU-Funded Projects

Innovation is embedded in the programming period 2021-2027, as the EU aims to make its Member States transition to a green and digital future. The multitude of new funds, regulations, and requirements launched by the European Commission can be difficult to follow. Our two-day hybrid workshop in Vienna will provide...
04.12.2023 - 05.12.2023 | Vienna
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Innovation in Public Procurement & Innovation Partnerships

Public procurement offers a great potential market for innovative products and services. It can help governments boost innovation at both the national and local level and improve productivity and inclusiveness. According to the OECD, 81% of its member countries have developed strategies or policies to support innovative goods and services...
13.12.2023 - 15.12.2023 | Munich
European State Aid Law

State Aid from A to Z

Our intensive course will give you a comprehensive overview of the essential State aid regulations and provide you with a practical “toolbox” for the assessment of State aid and design of public measures compatible with the Internal market. The experts’ presentations will be enriched by working group exercises, best practice...

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