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European Seminar How to Efficiently Set Up and Implement Financial Instruments in ESIF

New Funding Period 2021-2027 • Omnibus Regulation • Monitoring, Reporting and Auditing


How to Explore Full Potential of Financial Instruments in ESIF in 2014-2020 and beyond

Implementing Financial Instruments in ESIF bares lots of opportunities – but also challenges. Member States all over Europe use Financial Instruments (FI) to finance revenue-generating projects in their respective countries in order to foster economic and social development. The Omnibus Regulation and also the new funding period 2021-2027 will bring various updates and new requirements – be prepared!

Who is this seminar for?

Directors, Heads of Units or Departments as well as other experts and specialists dealing with or planning to establish Financial Instruments (FIs) with EU Funds (ERDF, ESF, CF, EAFRD and EMFF), especially from:

  • Managing Authorities
  • Audit Authorities
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Intermediate Bodies
  • Paying Agencies
  • Coordinating Bodies

As well as:

  • Banking and finance sector, including national promotion banks (NPB)
  • National and regional development agencies
  • Regional and city council offices
  • Consultancies specialised in EU funding
  • Private companies cooperating with public institutions

What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?
  • What to changes are expected post 2020 and how to prepare for the next programming period
  • What is the impact of the “Omnibus” Regulation on FI
  • How to process after the ex-ante assessment: setting up a Financial Instrument – Step by step
  • How to choose the right instrument for the right measure
  • How does the EIF cooperate with EU Member States and regions in practice?
  • How to fulfil reporting requirements for FI
  • How to monitor and control set up FI
  • How to audit FI - The European Court of Auditors’ approach
  • How to reuse repayments from previous programming periods
  • Which financial intermediary to choose and how to negotiate conditions
  • Challenges and opportunities in different FIs: detailed cases on guarantees & equities


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