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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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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00280
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 November 2020
There are several factors that make tackling cybercrime unique and challenging. Cybercrime by its nature is borderless and swiftly evolving, sometimes faster than national authorities can react. Adding an additional layer of complexity is the horizontal nature of cybercrime: almost any type of crime...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00281
PUBLICATION DATE: 12 November 2020
Sometimes people gain unlawful access to the European Union (EU) through a marriage of convenience. Increasingly, such sham marriages are part of sophisticated fraud schemes arranged by Organised Crime Groups (OCGs). The OCGs engage in migrant smuggling and trafficking of human beings on an...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00282
PUBLICATION DATE: 10 November 2020
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...
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00248
PUBLICATION DATE: 26 October 2020
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PUBLICATION ID: 2020/00236
PUBLICATION DATE: 21 September 2020
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...
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