EPPO: Meet the College of European Prosecutors

29 July 2020
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For more information regarding the EPPO, please visit our European Public Prosecutor’s Office – EPPO page.

Key takeaways:

  • On 27 July 2020, the EU Council appointed 22 European Prosecutors. Together with the European Chief Prosecutor, they constitute the College of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (“EPPO”).
  • The EPPO is responsible for investigating and prosecuting criminal offences affecting the EU’s financial interests in 22 of its 27 Member States. Its College is responsible for strategic decisions, including the EPPO’s priorities, and its investigation and prosecution policies.
  • The College will now need to adopt a number of rules, policies and procedures in order for the EPPO to be able to commence active investigative work as planned, in November 2020.