ECJ EU Criminal/Security Law Cases Overview

Case Information Subject Matter Stage of Proceedings
C-158/21
Party

Puig Gordi and Others

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Tribunal Supremo, Spain

Framework Decision 2002/584 on the European Arrest Warrant - Possibilities of executing authorities to refuse surrender on grounds of national law which are not provided as such in the FD - Lack of the issuing judicial authorities' jurisdiction as refusal ground - Rights of the executing authority to conduct a …

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European Arrest Warrant
Request
C-156/21
Party

Applicant: Hungary (represented by: M.Z. Fehér and M.M. Tátrai, acting as Agents)

Defendants: European Parliament and Council of the European Union

Type of proceeding
Action for annulment

Action brought on 11 March 2021 – Hungary v European Parliament and Council of the European Union

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2092 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2020 on a general regime of conditionality for the protection …

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Fundamental Rights Protection of Financial Interests
Application Opinion Judgement
C-150/21
Party

D.B.

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Prokuratura Rejonowa Łódź-Bałuty, Poland

Recognition of administrative financial penalties in accordance with Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA of 24 February 2005 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties - Appeal to the Ministry of Justice and appeal to the district court at a later stage of the proceedings


Categories
Financial Penalties
Request Judgement
C-105/21
Party

Criminal proceedings against IR

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad, Bulgaria

Procedural rights in European Arrest Warrant Proceedings - Conformity of national legislation with Union law - No efforts by the issuing judicial authority to inform a requested person of the factual and legal bases for his/her arrest and of the right to challenge the arrest warrant - Assessment of the …

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European Arrest Warrant Procedural Safeguards
Request
C-088/21
Party

Lietuvos Respublikos vidaus reikalų ministerija

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Lietuvos vyriausiasis administracinis teismas, Lithuania

Interpretation of Art. 39 of Council Decision 2007/533/JHA of 12 June 2007 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) - No longer relevant alerts - Failure of action to remove the alert by the Member States that entered the alert - obligations …

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Schengen
Request
C-071/21
Party

KT

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Sofiyski gradski sad, Bulgaria

Surrender Agreement between the EU and Iceland/Norway - Issuance of a new arrest warrant for the purposes of criminal prosecution in the same case against a person whose surrender has been refused by a Member State of the European Union - Possibility of a Member State, to which an arrest …

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Judicial Cooperation
Request
C-001/21
Party

MC v Direktor na Direktsia „Obzhalvane i danachno-osiguritelna praktika“

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Administrativen sad Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Compatibility of national legislation with the Convention drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on the protection of the European Communities' financial interests (Art. 9) - Subjective and objective limits of liability for the effective payment of VAT which are permissible pursuant to …

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Protection of Financial Interests Tax Evasion
Request
C-710/20
Party

Criminal Proceedings against AM

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Okresný súd Bratislava I

Ne bis in idem - amnesty and individual pardon - compliance with guarantees in Art. 47 and 50 CFR, Art. 82 TFEU - limited review by Constitutional Court - parliamentary resolution that revoked amnesty merely based on assessment of compliance with Slovak Constitution


Categories
Fundamental Rights Ne bis in idem
Request
C-665/20 PPU
Party

X

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Rechtbank Amsterdam

European Arrest Warrant of the Local Court of Tiergarten (Germany) - interpretation of Art. 4(5) FD EAW - ne bis in idem - person finally judged in third country (here: Iran) - conditions for applying Art. 9 OLW implementing Art. 4(5) FD EAW - mutual trust in the legal order …

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European Arrest Warrant Ne bis in idem
Request Opinion Judgement
C-648/20 PPU
Party

PI

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Westminster Magistrates’ Court (United Kingdom)

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Urgent preliminary ruling procedure – Judicial cooperation in criminal matters – European arrest warrant – Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA – Article 8(1)(c) – European arrest warrant issued by the public prosecutor’s office of a Member State for the purposes of a criminal prosecution on the …

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European Arrest Warrant
Request Opinion Judgement
C-601/20
Party

SOVIM

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Tribunal d'arrondissement - Luxembourg

Interpretation of Directive 2015/849 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing - Limit of public access to information of beneficial owners of a company - Luxembourgish "Register for Beneficial Owners" (RBO) - infringements of the right to respect …

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Fundamental Rights Money Laundering Data Protection
Request
C-569/20
Party

IR

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad, Bulgaria

Investigative measures carried out in absentia - interpretation and scope of Art. 8(2)(b) in conjunction with recitals 36 to 39 of Directive 2016/343 and Art. 4а(1)(b) in conjunction with recitals 7 to 10 of Framework Decision 2009/299 - sufficiency of legal protection under the Bulgarian Code of Criminal Procedure


Categories
Procedural Safeguards
Request Opinion Judgement
C-554/20
Party

FU

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Amtsgericht Kehl, Germany

Schengen Borders Code - Identity checks in the vicinity of an internal border of the Schengen area - Possibility of checks without regard to the conduct of the person concerned or the existence of special circumstances - National legal framework on the intensity, frequency and selectivity of checks.


Categories
Schengen Police Cooperation Procedural Safeguards
Request
C-520/20
Party

DB, LY

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Administrativen sad Silistra, Bulgaria

Question referred: Must Article 39 of Council Decision 2007/533/JHA of 12 June 2007 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II), and in particular Article 39(3) thereof, be interpreted as meaning that it allows national rules and administrative practices under which, if the …

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Categories
Schengen Judicial Cooperation Data Protection
Request Opinion
C-505/20
Party

RR and JG

Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad, Bulgaria

Interpretation of Directive 2014/42/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the freezing and confiscation of instrumentalities and proceeds of crime in the European Union - freezing of alleged instrumentalities and alleged proceeds of a criminal offence - rights of accused and third parties


Categories
Financial Penalties
Request Judgement
C-486/20
Type of proceeding
Reference for a preliminary ruling
Referring court

Ustavno sodišče Republike Slovenije

Is point 8 of Annex I to Directive (EU) 2016/681 1 compatible with Articles 7 and 8 and the first paragraph of Article 52 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in view of the fact that it is not clear whether it includes only the information …

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Human Rights Issues
Request