Andreasen, who was suspended from her role in 2002 after revealing that the Commission’s accounting system is widely open to fraud, will stand second on the new list ‘Europa Transparant’ in the Dutch European elections. The list is headed by Paul van Buitenen, another EC whistleblower.
‘There is a lot to be done about transparency, accountability and the fight against fraud in the EU,’ said Andreasen. ‘After more than two years where I raised my concerns about the accounting system being vulnerable to fraud, nothing has changed.’
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements