Judicial Cooperation Key documents
PUBLICATION DATE: 17 May 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00202
From the early stages of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Eurojust’s casework showed that practitioners in the Member States were facing various difficulties in dealing with cases involving judicial cooperation in criminal matters. These issues were repercussions of the measures...
PUBLICATION DATE: 15 March 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00124
This document provides an overview of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) with regard to the application of Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States (EAW FD). The 2021 edition of...
PUBLICATION DATE: 12 February 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00040
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 April 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00001
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) interpreted in its case-law the notion of ‘issuing judicial authority’ under Article 6(1) of the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant and the surrender procedures between the Member States (EAW FD). In 2019, the CJEU clarified in several...
PUBLICATION DATE: 08 December 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00268
Background and purpose The new Regulation on the Mutual Recognition of Freezing and Confiscation Orders (hereinafter the 'Regulation') shall apply as of 19 December 2020. The Regulation introduces a completely new legal framework in the EU governing the area of judicial cooperation in the field of...
PUBLICATION DATE: 03 December 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00261
In its 2016 Petruhhin judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) introduced specific obligations for Member States that do not extradite their own nationals and receive an extradition request for the prosecution of an EU citizen who is a national of another Member State and has...
PUBLICATION DATE: 01 December 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00253
In a context of expanding digitalization of everyday life, electronic data also has an increasingly important role in a wide range of criminal areas. However, when it comes to cross-border data disclosure requests from authorities towards foreign-based Online Service Providers (OSPs), the existing...
PUBLICATION DATE: 10 November 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00282
The Directive on the European Investigation Order (EIO DIR) was introduced to replace and improve the legal framework of mutual legal assistance (MLA). In many cases, the existence of standard forms (available in all EU languages), the increased role of judicial authorities (as issuing or validating...
PUBLICATION DATE: 21 September 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00236
The 2020 Eurojust Memorandum on Battlefield Evidence reports on the present possibilities and experiences of using battlefield evidence in criminal proceedings in the EU Member States and non-EU countries. This report was produced following a recommendation from the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator...
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 July 2020
PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00160