Prodi said the EU’s anti-fraud unit, Olaf, did not function properly and he wants to set up a new watchdog in order to avoid a repeat of the Eurostat affair.
According to a report in the Financial Times, Prodi has full confidence in Franz Hermann Bruner, Olaf’s director general. But he believes the body was ‘too leisurely’ in investigating the Eurostat scandal and needs more power and autonomy.
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars