Successful participation in Unisocietat Ontinyent

On June 17, 50 people participated in the conference “The financial system and Covid-19”, given by the professor of Commercial Law at the University of València, Jaume Martí Miravalls. The conference was held in the aula magna on the campus of the University of Valencia in Ontinyent. The attendees’ participation in the debate was active and they showed great interest both in the repercussions of the financial system on people’s daily lives and in the functions of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency.

Anselm Bodoque, Head of the AVAF Training Service, presented the activity within the framework of the existing collaboration agreement between the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency and the Vice-Rector’s Office for Territorial Projection and Society of the University of Valencia. He also presented the Agency insisting on its functions and independence.

Professor Jaume Martí analyzed the extraordinary measures adopted to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Spanish financial system, starting from the general economic and legal budgets. After a brief explanation of the financial system, its regulation and classification, Professor Martí discussed some of the main measures adopted, singularly, in the credit and securities market, and to avoid fraudulent situations.

The Valencian Antifraud Agency regularly participates in the Unisocietat program as it is an instrument to carry out training activities for good governance and citizenship in the Valencian territory. The conference was face-to-face, respecting the anticovid measures stipulated by the pandemic.

The TSJ-CV questions the Síndic de Greuges who has examined a complaint against the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency when a judicial resolution is pending

València, June 16, 2021.– The Fourth Section of the Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of the Community has issued an order in which it does not consider the report issued by the Síndic de Greuges regarding the complaint as having been provided. presented by the popular parliamentary group on the performance of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency with respect to the delivery of files that are involved in an open investigation procedure and pending.
The TSJ-CV questions that the Síndic de Greuges has admitted and resolved this complaint since it is contrary to article 17.2 of Law 11/1988, of December 26, in which this institution is prevented from examining a complaint that is pending judicial resolution, since it cannot in any way condition the work and the decision of the Court, which must guarantee its independence.
The warning that the Síndic de Greuges should observe the provisions of its regulatory law and refrain from hearing the complaint, pending a final judicial resolution, was made by the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency three times, in writings addressed to the Síndic de Greuges of March 2, April 30 and June 1.

More information:
The answering briefs and reports in the complaint procedure processed by the Síndic de Greuges can be found on the Transparency Portal of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency under “information of legal relevance, legal reports and other documents of interest”.


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The AVAF participates in two working groups of the Neiwa Network

On June 10, the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency participated in the presentation of the conclusions of the two working groups that the European Network of Integrity Authorities and Alerters (NEIWA) has set up to address both external reporting channels and internal channels.

The AVAF has emphasized in both working groups the importance of anonymous reporting and establishing measures to ensure the confidentiality of the report, the development of the investigation and the identity of the complainant from any “third party”. The figure of the anonymous whistleblower and the confidentiality of the investigation are fully applicable, in the same terms, both in external channels and in internal reporting channels.

These conclusions and the contributions of the participants in the Neiwa Network will form part of the next declaration of this platform for cooperation and exchange of knowledge and experiences in the field of integrity and whistleblowing, which will soon be released.

Finally, remember that the NEIWA Network currently represents 21 member states and was created in May 2019. On the part of Spain, the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency are present at its meetings as full members.

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