Olaf I


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Olaf I

(ˈəʊləf) or

Olav I

n
(Biography) known as Olaf Tryggvesson. ?965–?1000 ad, king of Norway (995–?1000). He began the conversion of Norway to Christianity
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OLAF is seeking a contractor that can provide a commercial database with comprehensive global coverage containing detailed data on a maximum of companies and entities worldwide and across all economic sectors.
She thinks OLAF is populated by too many ex-police officers and lawyers: they maybe fine for prosecutions and legal follow-ups, 'but to identify fraud, they need people such as auditors who understand detailed financial procedures.
The Interior Ministry emphasizes that OLAF is not investigating Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov.
OLAF is now reassessing its terms, having originally said it involved no "clear-cut irregularity" , which Diamandouros branded "a narrow understanding of OLAF's mandate.
Olaf is an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts college that inspires students to foster the development of mind, body and spirit.
And for the benefit of the MEPs who called on Commissioner Algirdas Semeta to fire Kessler, the Commission recalled that OLAF is independent.
OLAF is increasingly leaving smaller cases to national law enforcement--without establishing its own parallel cooperative inquiries--increasing its solo work.
THE EUROPEAN Union's (EU) anti-fraud office OLAF is being increasingly trusted by the public with concerns about crimes affecting EU spending and budgets, with a 10% increase last year in private tip-offs leading to full inquiries.
Criticism of OLAF is mainly due to the mysterious resignation of the Maltese former commissioner on 16 October last year.
OLAF is also charged with supplying EU member states with support and technical assistance in fighting fraud activities in designing EU anti-fraud strategies.
Without going into too much detail, Denolf confirms that the committee's analysis has revealed "potential problems," and that recommendations have been sent to the director-general of OLAF, "which require a discussion with him on a more systemic level about the ways in which OLAF is conducting its investigations".
FI: Despite your recent 20% increase in investigations, OLAF is little known outside EU circles: shouldn't your profile be larger, sharper?