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PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00091
PUBLICATION DATE: 23 February 2021
Cross-border cases of trafficking in human beings (THB) are complex and difficult to investigate and prosecute. They reveal the prominent role of organised criminal groups. When gaps in judicial cooperation appear it is the victims of THB who suffer. In October 2020, the European Commission noted in...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00040
PUBLICATION DATE: 12 February 2021
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PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00003
PUBLICATION DATE: 01 February 2021
A note for judicial practitioners on future cooperation with the United Kingdom. It is intended to provide practitioners with up-to-date and readily usable information on judicial cooperation with the UK and to contribute to ensuring business continuity despite a changing legal landscape. The Trade...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00002
PUBLICATION DATE: 29 January 2021
Environmental crime is the fourth-largest criminal activity in the world, growing at a rate of between 5 % and 7 % per year, according to an Interpol and UN Environment Programme estimate. This increase, combined with the organised, transnational nature of environmental crime, requires...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00001
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 February 2021
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...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00267
PUBLICATION DATE: 09 December 2020
With the evolution of the security threat and the changing complexity of terrorist attacks and terrorist activities targeting EU Member States, it has become evident that an efficient judicial response to terrorism often reaches beyond a single jurisdiction. To address challenges efficiently...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00268
PUBLICATION DATE: 08 December 2020
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...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00261
PUBLICATION DATE: 03 December 2020
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...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00259
PUBLICATION DATE: 03 December 2020
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00253
PUBLICATION DATE: 01 December 2020
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...
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