Market / EMU & Financial acquis
Integration training for civil servants in the Bulgarian financial sector"
issues / chapters of the acquis:
movement of services (Chapter 3), Free movement of capital (Chapter 4),
Taxation (Chapter 10), Economic and Monetary Union (Chapter 11), Financial
Control (Chapter 28), Financial and Budgetary Provisions (Chapter 29)
authority: Ministry of Finance and its subordinated agencies
From October to November
2001 seminars were implemented in Sofia aiming strengthening the
integration process and the administrative capacity of the ministry.
The seminars provided
civil servants from the ministry with an understanding of the financial
acquis and its implementation. Due to the wide responsibilities of the
ministry, the financial acquis covered chapter 3 (Free movement of
services), chapter 4 (Free movements of capital), chapter 10 (Taxation),
chapter 11 (Economic and monetary union), chapter 28 (Financial control)
and chapter 29 (Financial and budgetary provisions).
In particular, a SWOT
analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) was presented
and used as a example for a tool for creating a strategy for the Bulgarian
Furthermore, the seminars focussed on lessons
learned in lending cases and banking crises in selected Member States and