Thomas Wahl Team – Managing Editor

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Institution: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (MPICC)
Department: Criminal Law Department


Article in eucrim

  1. Die EU-Strafverfahrensrechtsrichtlinien vor deutschen Gerichten
    Published online 22 January 2019 // Published in printed Issue 1/2017 pp 50 – 52

News in eucrim

  1. Special Advisor Recommends New Strategy for EU Victims’ Rights
    Published online 19 June 2019
  2. CJEU: German Public Prosecution Office is not a “Judicial Authority” in the EAW Context
    Published online 19 June 2019
  3. NGO Sees Lack of Key Safeguards in Planned E-Evidence Legislation
    Published online 19 June 2019
  4. CCBE Assesses U.S. CLOUD Act
    Published online 19 June 2019
  5. CCBE Makes Recommendations on Future E-Evidence Scheme
    Published online 19 June 2019
  6. Council Takes Position on Role of Legal Representatives in E-Evidence Cases
    Published online 19 June 2019
  7. EDPS Gives Advice on Commission Mandate for EU-US E-Evidence Agreement
    Published online 19 June 2019
  8. Further Concerns of EP Against E-Evidence Legislative Proposal
    Published online 19 April 2019
  9. Lithuanian Prosecutor General Included in the Concept of “Judicial Authority” in the FD EAW
    Published online 19 June 2019
  10. AG: New Examination of Victim of Crime Possible if Judges‘ Bench Changed
    Published online 19 June 2019
  11. EP and Council Agree on Directive Protecting Whistleblowers
    Published online 19 June 2019
  12. EDPS Criticises Commission Interoperability Plans by ETIAS
    Published online 19 June 2019
  13. Retention of Telecommunications Data Continue to Be on the Text Bench
    Published online 19 June 2019
  14. Collection of PNR Data Under Judicial Scrutiny in Germany
    Published online 17 June 2019
  15. CJEU: EU Law Does Not Govern the Procedure for Reviewing Pre-Trial Detention Decisions
    Published online 17 June 2019
  16. AG: Italian Rules Restricting Negotiated Settlements in Line with EU Law
    Published online 17 June 2019
  17. EDPS Comments on Terrorist Content Online Regulation
    Published online 17 June 2019
  18. EESC Opinion on Terrorist Content Online Regulation
    Published online 17 June 2019
  19. EP Adopts Position on Proposed Regulation of Terrorist Content Online
    Published online 17 June 2019
  20. ENISA Report on Cyberthreat Landscape
    Published online 17 June 2019
  21. ECA Dissatisfied with EU’s Cybersecurity Performance
    Published online 17 June 2019
  22. New Directive Criminalises Fraud and Counterfeiting of Non-Cash Means of Payment
    Published online 17 June 2019
  23. Commission Presents New Anti-Fraud Strategy
    Published online 17 June 2019
  24. Strengthening European Supervision on Anti-Money Laundering – EP and Council Agree
    Published online 17 June 2019
  25. Directive on Better Law Enforcement Access to Financial Information on Way
    Published online 17 June 2019
  26. EDPS Opinion Combating VAT Fraud Related to E-Commerce
    Published online 17 June 2019
  27. Investment Fund Misuse in Romania
    Published online 17 June 2019
  28. 2019 EU Justice Scoreboard: Downward Trend for Judicial Independence
    Published online 17 June 2019
  29. Updated Rules on European Citizens’ Initiatives
    Published online 17 June 2019
  30. EP-Studies on Algorithmic Decision-Making
    Published online 17 June 2019
  31. Commission Takes Stock of Security Union Progress
    Published online 17 June 2019
  32. CCBE: Recommendations on Protection of Fundamental Rights in “National Security” Context
    Published online 17 June 2019
  33. European Citizens’ Initiative on Respect for the Rule of Law Admitted
    Published online 17 June 2019
  34. AG: Polish Supreme Court Reform is Against EU Law
    Published online 17 June 2019
  35. Commission Triggers Debate on Future EU Rule-of-Law Toolbox
    Published online 17 June 2019
  36. Commission Launches Another In-fringement Procedure Against Poland
    Published online 17 June 2019
  37. Global Decline in Rule-of-Law Performance
    Published online 17 June 2019
  38. Romania to be Placed Under Rule-of-Law Monitoring
    Published online 17 June 2019
  39. AG: Bulgaria Must Bring its Law in Line with EIO Directive
    Published online 4 June 2019
  40. AG: Assessment Standards of Detention Conditions in EAW Cases
    Published online 4 June 2019
  41. CJEU: Relationship Between Time Limits in the FD EAW and Surrender Detention
    Published online 4 June 2019
  42. The Awakening of EU Data Retention Rules
    Published online 18 February 2019
  43. CJEU Backs Police Access to Retained Data in Minor Offences
    Published online 16 January 2019
  44. CJEU Interprets Refusal Ground of Trials in absentia in the Context of Revocation of Suspended Convictions
    Published online 6 June 2018
  45. CJEU Sets Conditions for Surrender of Minors
    Published online 6 June 2018
  46. International Operation Against Fake Shampoo
    Published online 19 April 2019
  47. CJEU: Exclusion Rules on Unlawfully Obtained Evidence Precede Anti-Fraud Obligations
    Published online 19 April 2019
  48. Commission Wants Mandate to Negotiate International Rules on E-Evidence
    Published online 19 April 2019
  49. Council Conclusions on Customs Risk Management
    Published online 19 April 2019
  50. EP Study: Possible EU Action Against Misuse of Interpol Red Notice System
    Published online 19 April 2019
  51. Debate on Home Affairs Progress
    Published online 19 April 2019
  52. CJEU: Executing MS May Impose Imprisonment for Non-Execution of Foreign Confiscation Order
    Published online 19 April 2019
  53. Journalists Against Tiered Reporting Approach in Draft Whistleblowers Directive
    Published online 19 April 2019
  54. Council Adopts Negotiating Position on Whistleblower Directive
    Published online 19 April 2019
  55. "Freedom AND Security - Killing the zero sum process #kill0sum"
    Published online 19 April 2019
  56. Commission: Code of Conduct with IT Companies to Tackle Hate Speech is Evolving Positively
    Published online 19 April 2019
  57. DAV: Commission’s Plans to Remove Terrorist Content Online May Infringe Freedom of Expression
    Published online 19 April 2019
  58. New Infringements Proceedings for Incorrect Transposition of 4th AML Directive
    Published online 19 April 2019
  59. Council Opposes Commission’s AML Blacklisting of Third Countries
    Published online 19 April 2019
  60. EP Generally Supports Link Between Non-Respect of Rule of Law and Loss of EU Money
    Published online 19 April 2019
  61. ECA: Action Needed in the EU’s Fight against Fraud
    Published online 19 April 2019
  62. Record Number of Legal Practitioner Trainings in 2017
    Published online 19 April 2019
  63. Roadmap Proposed for New Decision-Making Procedure in EU Tax Policy
    Published online 8 April 2019
  64. Current Legislative JHA Proposals
    Published online 8 April 2019
  65. Brexit: UK Government Prepares No Deal Scenario
    Published online 8 April 2019
  66. Endangered Lawyers – Hearing at the EP
    Published online 8 April 2019
  67. New Special Representative for Human Rights
    Published online 8 April 2019
  68. No Progress in Art. 7 TEU Procedure Against Poland and Hungary
    Published online 8 April 2019
  69. EP: Strengthening Potential of Charter
    Published online 8 April 2019
  70. EP: Step up Efforts to Effective Protection of Rule of Law and European Values
    Published online 8 April 2019
  71. US CLOUD Act: EU Wants Executive Agreement with the U.S.
    Published online 18 February 2019
  72. Civil Society Organisations Voice Concerns over Council Plans on E-Evidence
    Published online 18 February 2019
  73. Council Pushes for E-Evidence Law, EP Applies the Brakes
    Published online 18 February 2019
  74. Regulation on Freezing and Confiscation Orders
    Published online 18 February 2019
  75. CJEU: Consequences of Failure to Refer to Additional Sentence in EAW
    Published online 18 February 2019
  76. CJEU: Surrender of Resident if Executing State Unable to Enforce Custodial Sentence
    Published online 18 February 2019
  77. CJEU: Obligations of MS if Extradition Sought to Enforce Custodial Sentence for Union Citizens
    Published online 18 February 2019
  78. Council Conclusions on Mutual Recognition
    Published online 18 February 2019
  79. New Data Protection Framework for EU Institutions
    Published online 18 February 2019
  80. Council Shapes Rules on Fighting Terrorist Content Online
    Published online 18 February 2019
  81. EP Tables Recommendations for New EU Strategy to Combat Terrorism
    Published online 18 February 2019
  82. Council: Anti-Money Laundering Action Plan
    Published online 18 February 2019
  83. ECA Opinion on Future Anti-Fraud Programme
    Published online 18 February 2019
  84. New Action Plan Against Illicit Tobacco Trade
    Published online 18 February 2019
  85. OAFCN Meeting at OLAF
    Published online 18 February 2019
  86. ECA: Planned OLAF Reform Still Has Weaknesses
    Published online 18 February 2019
  87. EP Wants Temporary Border Controls Kept to a Minimum
    Published online 18 February 2019
  88. New Legal Framework for Schengen Information System
    Published online 18 February 2019
  89. CJEU Confirms Interim Measures Against Polish Supreme Court Reform
    Published online 18 February 2019
  90. CJEU Paves Way to Exit from Brexit
    Published online 18 February 2019
  91. Commission’s E-Evidence Plans Under Fire
    Published online 16 January 2019
  92. CCBE Makes Critical Statement on E-Evidence Proposal
    Published online 16 January 2019
  93. EDPB Criticises E-Evidence Proposals
    Published online 16 January 2019
  94. Improved Cooperation Tool Benefits Fight Against VAT Fraud
    Published online 16 January 2019
  95. ECA Criticizes Delays in Building Up Modernized Customs IT Systems
    Published online 16 January 2019
  96. Eurojust Updates Overview of CJEU’s Case Law on EAW
    Published online 16 January 2019
  97. Fair Trial Violation: Amsterdam Court Refuses Surrender to Poland
    Published online 16 January 2019
  98. EP Takes Position on Interoperability Legal Framework
    Published online 16 January 2019
  99. German Bar Association Makes Critical Statement on Whistleblower Draft Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  100. EP Committee Vote on Whistleblower Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  101. Trade Union Organisation Calls For Robust Whistleblower Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  102. EESC Opinion on Whistleblower Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  103. ECA Issues Statement on Planned Whistleblower Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  104. CJEU: EU Directive Does Not Cover Procedure For Reviewing the Lawfulness of Pre-Trial Detention
    Published online 16 January 2019
  105. Annual Report on Counterfeit Seized Goods – 2017 Results
    Published online 16 January 2019
  106. Statistics on Card Fraud in 2016
    Published online 16 January 2019
  107. Commission Takes Action Against Italy and the UK for Illegal VAT Practices
    Published online 16 January 2019
  108. Council Adopts Directive Allowing Generalised Temporary Reversal of VAT Liability
    Published online 16 January 2019
  109. Further Infringement Proceedings for Non-Transposition of 4th AML Directive
    Published online 16 January 2019
  110. Commission Urges Maltese Watchdog to Comply with EU’s AML Rules
    Published online 16 January 2019
  111. New Regulation on Cash Controls
    Published online 16 January 2019
  112. New Directive on Criminalisation of Money Laundering
    Published online 16 January 2019
  113. ECA Presents 2017 Annual Report on EU Budget
    Published online 16 January 2019
  114. Germany: Legislative Draft for Implementation of PIF Directive Tabled
    Published online 16 January 2019
  115. eu-LISA: New Legal Basis – New Mandate
    Published online 16 January 2019
  116. Brexit: Citizens Fail Before European Court
    Published online 16 January 2019
  117. Positive Marks for Bulgaria in Judicial Reform and Fight Against Corruption
    Published online 16 January 2019
  118. Commission Criticises Romania for Regression in Judicial Reforms and Fight Against Corruption
    Published online 16 January 2019
  119. CJEU Stops Application of New Polish Law on Supreme Court Judges
    Published online 16 January 2019
  120. EP: Time Is Ripe for a Comprehensive DRF Mechanism
    Published online 16 January 2019
  121. CJEU: No Rehearing for Alleged Infringements of EU Fundamental Rights
    Published online 16 January 2019
  122. 2017 PIF Report
    Published online 20 October 2018
  123. COM Communication Extending EPPO Competence
    Published online 20 October 2018
  124. Implementation Measures for EPPO Regulation
    Published online 20 October 2018
  125. CEPS and QMUL Report Outlines UK-EU Cooperation in Criminal Justice and Police Matters after Brexit
    Published online 20 October 2018
  126. Think Tank Considers Solutions for a Post-Brexit JHA Deal
    Published online 20 October 2018
  127. 2018 EU Justice Scoreboard: Focus on Judicial Independence
    Published online 20 October 2018
  128. Commission Proposes Legislative Framework for E-Evidence
    Published online 29 June 2018
  129. German Bar Association Highly Critical of EU’s e-evidence Initiative
    Published online 20 October 2018
  130. JHA Ministers’ Debate on e-Evidence Legislation
    Published online 20 October 2018
  131. CJEU: Special Recognition Procedure Not in Line with EU Law
    Published online 20 October 2018
  132. CJEU: Refusal of EAW in Case of Fair Trial Infringements Possible as Exception
    Published online 20 October 2018
  133. German Court: Surrender of Catalan Leader Puigdemont Possible But No Serious Flight Risk
    Published online 22 June 2018
  134. German Court Held Extradition of Catalan Leader Puigdemont Partly Inadmissable
    Published online 20 October 2018
  135. CJEU Clarifies Position on Non-Surrender in Case of Poor Detention Conditions (“Aranyosi III”)
    Published online 20 October 2018
  136. Higher Regional Court of Bremen Submits “Aranyosi III”
    Published online 22 June 2018
  137. JHA Council Gives Guidance on Legislative Proposal for Interoperability
    Published online 6 June 2018
  138. Council Ready to Start Negotiations on Interoperability Legal Framework
    Published online 20 October 2018
  139. CJEU Ruling on Effective Prosecution of PIF Offences and Guarantee of Defence Rights
    Published online 20 October 2018
  140. 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive
    Published online 20 October 2018
  141. ECA Criticizes Commission Plans on Loss of EU Money if Rule of Law is not Respected
    Published online 20 October 2018
  142. European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS): Legislation Adopted
    Published online 20 October 2018
  143. Commission Proposes New Justice, Rights and Values Fund
    Published online 20 October 2018
  144. Commission Report on the Application of CFR in 2017
    Published online 20 October 2018
  145. What Hinders EU Cooperation? Where Should the EU Take Action – Scientific Study Gives Answers
    Published online 20 October 2018
  146. Council and EP Shape Regulation on Freezing and Confiscation Orders
    Published online 20 October 2018
  147. EP Calls for Strict Implementation of Victims’ Protection Directive
    Published online 20 October 2018
  148. Council Conclusions on Proctection of Victims of Terrorism
    Published online 20 October 2018
  149. ECA: Commission To Better Measure Effectiveness of EU Action Against Radicalisation
    Published online 20 October 2018
  150. Commission Wants Binding EU Rules to Fight Terrorist Content Online
    Published online 20 October 2018
  151. Council Conclusions: Better Use of SIS Against Foreign Terrorist Fighters
    Published online 20 October 2018
  152. Home Affairs Ministers Assess 2014-2017 European Policy Cycle for Organised Crime
    Published online 20 October 2018
  153. Lowest Level of Counterfeit Euro Banknotes since 2015
    Published online 20 October 2018
  154. Tax Fraud and Evasion: New Standard Provision for Third-Country Agreements
    Published online 20 October 2018
  155. Commission Sets Out Plans for Better Supervision in Fight Against Money Laundering
    Published online 20 October 2018
  156. Commission Proposes New Anti-Money Laundering Supervision Mechanism
    Published online 20 October 2018
  157. EU Member States Reluctant to Transpose 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive
    Published online 20 October 2018
  158. Commission Registers European Citizens' Initiative “Stop fraud and abuse of EU funds”
    Published online 20 October 2018
  159. Commission Plans to Spend €181 Million on Anti-Fraud from 2021-2027
    Published online 20 October 2018
  160. New Rules on Administrative Cooperation to Improve Fight Against VAT Fraud
    Published online 20 October 2018
  161. Updated EPPO Fact Sheet
    Published online 20 October 2018
  162. European Public Prosecutor’s Office Netherlands and Malta Join EPPO
    Published online 20 October 2018
  163. Practice: Operation Silver Axe III
    Published online 20 October 2018
  164. Practice: Successful Cooperation Between OLAF and U.A.E.
    Published online 20 October 2018
  165. OLAF’s New Director-General
    Published online 20 October 2018
  166. EP Sees Functioning of Schengen Area Critically
    Published online 20 October 2018
  167. Brexit: EP Think Tank Analysis Draft Withdrawal Agreement
    Published online 20 October 2018
  168. Commission Continues to Struggle with Poland on Rule-of-Law Compliance
    Published online 20 October 2018
  169. EU 2017 Report on Human Rghts and Democracy in the World
    Published online 20 October 2018
  170. CEPEJ: 2018 Report on European Judicial Systems
    Published online 20 October 2018
  171. CJEU Blames Hungary for Non-Execution of Croatian EAW for Corruption
    Published online 20 October 2018
  172. CJEU: UK’s Decision to Withdraw from EU Does Not Affect the Execution of EAWs
    Published online 20 October 2018
  173. CJEU: New Italian Law on Unpaid VAT Compatible with EU Rules
    Published online 20 October 2018
  174. EDPS Further Critical to Interoperability
    Published online 29 June 2018
  175. Package of Measures to Further Build Up Security Union
    Published online 29 June 2018
  176. Lawyers Organisations: Rule-of-Law Violations Have Direct Impact on Judicial Cooperation
    Published online 29 June 2018
  177. AG: Minor Offences Can also Justify Police Access to Retained Data
    Published online 29 June 2018
  178. Data Protection Experts Give Critical Statement on Planned Interoperability
    Published online 29 June 2018
  179. Commission Proposes Loss of EU Money if Rule of Law is Not Respected
    Published online 29 June 2018
  180. GC Clarifies Relationship between Union and National Law in OLAF External Investigations
    Published online 29 June 2018
  181. EPRS: Cost of Non-Europe in the Fight Against Terrorism
    Published online 29 June 2018
  182. Brexit: Material for Discussions on Future Framework in JHA Area
    Published online 29 June 2018
  183. Brexit: Political Guidelines for EU’s Position in Negotiations
    Published online 29 June 2018
  184. EU Citizens Called On to Debate on Future of EU “at 27”
    Published online 29 June 2018
  185. Commission Proposes EU-Wide Rules on Whistleblowers‘ Protection
    Published online 29 June 2018
  186. Commission Proposes Better Access of Law Enforcement to Financial Information
    Published online 29 June 2018
  187. Hungary: OLAF Investigations Lead to Prison Sentence Against EU Funds Fraudster
    Published online 29 June 2018
  188. CJEU: Extradition Justifiable Despite EU’s Prohibition of Discrimination
    Published online 22 June 2018
  189. Reference for Preliminary Ruling on Detention Conditions by Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
    Published online 22 June 2018
  190. Commission Makes OLAF Fit as Partner of EPPO
    Published online 13 June 2018
  191. European Data Protection Day – EU Enters Into New Era in 2018
    Published online 6 June 2018
  192. Commission Prepares for Effective Implementation of New EU Data Protection Legislation
    Published online 6 June 2018
  193. Federal Constitutional Court Calls for German Courts to Consult CJEU on Detention Conditions
    Published online 6 June 2018 // Published in printed Issue 3/2017
  194. CJEU Delivers Leading Judgments on Combination of Administrative and Criminal Penalties
    Published online 6 June 2018 // Published in printed Issue 4/2017
  195. CJEU: Criminal Penalty in Addition to Penalty in Tax Proceedings to Combat VAT Fraud Possible
    Published online 6 June 2018
  196. CJEU: Italian Legislation Combining Administrative and Criminal Sanctions Against Market Manipulation Does Not Respect EU’s ne bis in idem Principle
    Published online 6 June 2018
  197. CJEU: Acquittal in Criminal Proceedings Can Block Administrative Fines
    Published online 6 June 2018
  198. Council Softens EU List of Tax Haven Countries
    Published online 6 June 2018
  199. EU and Norway Foster Administrative Cooperation to Combat VAT Fraud
    Published online 6 June 2018
  200. Public Consultation to Establish First Worldwide “Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List”
    Published online 6 June 2018
  201. First Case on Interpretation of EIO Brought Before CJEU
    Published online 6 June 2018
  202. State of Play of EIO Implementation
    Published online 6 June 2018
  203. No Decision on Aranyosi II Case by CJEU
    Published online 6 June 2018
  204. Draft Regulation on Mutual Recognition of Confiscation and Freezing Orders Passes First Review in the EP
    Published online 6 June 2018
  205. Partial Success for Schrems’ Campaign Against Facebook
    Published online 6 June 2018
  206. Commission Steps Forward to Tackle Illegal Content Online
    Published online 6 June 2018
  207. Application of Code of Conduct Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online Positive
    Published online 6 June 2018
  208. JHA Council Adopts General Approach on New Law Combating Non-Cash Payment Fraud
    Published online 6 June 2018
  209. MEPs Disagree on Blacklisting of “High-Risk Countries”
    Published online 6 June 2018
  210. Trilogue Negotiations on Planned Directive to Counter Money Laundering by Means of Criminal Law
    Published online 6 June 2018
  211. Country Factsheets on Attitudes towards Corruption
    Published online 6 June 2018
  212. Malta to Join EPPO?
    Published online 6 June 2018
  213. EPPO – First Implementation Measures Launched
    Published online 6 June 2018
  214. EPPO – Implementation Phase Started
    Published online 6 June 2018
  215. OLAF and Guardia di Finanza Detect Large-Scale Fraud in the EU’s Research and Innovation Fund
    Published online 6 June 2018
  216. Convictions for Large-Scale Tobacco Smuggling
    Published online 6 June 2018
  217. Debate on Key Features of OLAF and EPPO Relations
    Published online 6 June 2018
  218. Public Consultation to Prepare Future EU Training Strategy
    Published online 6 June 2018
  219. Brexit Preparedness
    Published online 6 June 2018