Mgr. Petr Zarivnij, doktorand Katedry trestního práva PrF MU, asistent předsedy senátu Nejvyššího soudu, email: 210827@mail.muni.cz

The article deals with question whether the EU is prepared for an institution such as the European Public Prosecutor’s Office. In this respect, it points to the current state of criminal law of the EU and its possible future directions. The author concludes that at present it would be more effective to strengthen national mechanisms to combat fraudulent conduct to the detriment of the financial interests of the EU as well as to continue with harmonization process within the criminal law of the EU.