Reports of the European Court of Auditors
Report of the European Court of Auditors 2018
The European Court of Auditors is an EU institution in charge of the audit of EU finances. As the EU’s external auditor, it contributes to improving EU financial management and acts as the independent guardian of the financial interests of the Union. Its role is to check that EU funds are correctly accounted for, are raised and spent in accordance with the relevant rules and regulations and have achieved value for money. The Court issues an audit report on EUIPO every year, which is published on the EUIPO website when it is released.
Starting 2017, the EUIPO report is included in Chapter 3 of ECA single consolidated Report on all EU agencies.
The reader can find the information on the audit scope and on the responsibilities of the auditors and the auditee by accessing the full report