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23 to 24 March 2023 Brussels, Belgium

Annual Conference on European Data Protection Law 2023 

Published 3 months ago
This hybrid conference will provide legal practitioners and data protection specialists with an update and guidance on new tech regulations and their interplay with GDPR. It will give them insights into how to balance them with the demands of the modern economy and an opportunity to discuss the issues at stake with key legal experts. Global perspectives, GDPR enforcement and recent case law will also be addressed. Read more
23 to 24 March 2023 Trier, Germany

Legal Challenges of the #Metaverse  Implications for the Criminal Justice System

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
Business is investing heavily in the Metaverse. But how fast (and hard) will the Metaverse hit the criminal justice system? In a world where cybercrimes, phishing attacks, misuse of cryptocurrencies and cyberbullying are key challenges for EU legal practitioners, will our current criminal justice systems be effective in the Metaverse? How should values and rights from the physical world be translated and applied in this new reality? Read more
27 to 28 March 2023 Online

Transnational Use of Video Conferencing in Criminal Proceedings  Enhancing the use of remote hearings and video testimonies

Published 3 months, 3 weeks ago
This online seminar will debate the actions that must be undertaken to make judicial authorities aware of the use of videoconferencing in cross-border criminal proceedings. It will present existing national, European and international experiences and it will assess how the use of videoconferencing can help to rationalise, simplify or possibly complicate criminal procedures and trials. The seminar will include some practical demonstrations. Read more
29 March 2023 Online

New and old crimes in the digital world and their enforcement  A reflection on the criminal justice implications of Encrochat, Sky ECC and other recent cases

Published 1 day, 9 hours ago
This webinar delves into topics of digital investigations. It will deal with the tensions between the increased need for effective inestigations in the cyberworld and the need for control on these investigation in order to ensure fundamental rights protection. Read more
18 April 2023 Brussels, Belgium

ECLAN Annual Conference 2023  Stronger Victims’ Rights in EU Law? Assessment and Prospects

Published 4 days, 13 hours ago
The overall objective of this year’s Eclan Conference is to assess the existing EU instruments for the protection of victims’ rights and to ponder future prospects. To this purpose, cross-cutting aspects of victims’ rights will be highlighted while focusing on several issues that have been identified as the most pressing. With a view to ensuring a variety of perspectives, speakers from the academia will intervene along with representatives of the EU institutions and the civil society. Read more
20 to 21 April 2023 Dublin, Ireland

Post-Covid Challenges in Criminal Justice  e-Evidence as the new evidentiary frontier for EU legal practitioners

Published 1 month, 3 weeks ago
As a result of online investigations, criminal courts are confronted with the question of whether electronic evidence presented in criminal proceedings is admissible. Rules governing the admissibility of electronic evidence vary in the legal frameworks of different Member States, and are continuously challenged by the evolution of digital devices. Read more
27 to 28 April 2023 Trier, Germany

Sanctions in the EU’s External Relations 

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
This hybrid seminar will provide participants with detailed knowledge on legal aspects of restrictive measures applied by the European Union, including the recent jurisprudence of the CJEU. The EU guidelines on the implementation and evaluation of restrictive measures, as well as best practice in implementation, will be analysed within the wider international context of sanctions imposed by other governments and entities, including the UK and USA. Details about the EU Global Human Rights Sanctio Read more
10 May 2023 Online

Online Sexual Violence & Image-Based Abuse: Investigation, Prosecution and Litigation 

Published 2 months, 1 week ago (updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago)
During this seminar, participants will obtain more insight into the EU legislation in the field, national legal responses, investigation techniques (in particular social media open-source investigations) and victim assistance. Read more
11 to 12 May 2023 Porto, Portugal


Published 2 months, 1 week ago
In a context of strong globalization and the emergence of new technologies, crime has evolved adopting new forms of delinquency, taking place in different contexts, and involving the activity of criminals technically more gifted, up-to-date, and increasingly organized in a reticulated structure. In response to this trend, criminal investigation as well as academic research on criminal phenomena call for new methods and techniques. Read more
11 to 12 May 2023 Trier, Germany

Anti-Money Laundering for the Judiciary and Law Enforcement  New EU Proposals, FIUs, Cryptocurrencies, Asset Recovery and Confiscation

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
This hybrid seminar will address the current European anti-money laundering landscape and focus on the changes implemented since the adoption of the fourth, fifth and sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directives and the new Directive on enhancing FIU cooperation and access to financial information. Read more
16 to 17 May 2023 Lisbon, Portugal

Post-Covid Challenges in Criminal Justice  The web, the dark/deep web and other sources of evidence available online: what legal practitioners need to know

Published 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The main objective of this seminar is to train EU legal practitioners on the fundamentals of computer forensics enabling them to gain an understanding of the complex challenges related to criminal cases with tech/internet components. This event will focus on dark web investigations. Read more
01 to 02 June 2023 Trier, Germany

Data Protection and the Law Enforcement Directive 

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
This hybrid seminar will analyse the practical issues faced by police and criminal justice authorities in protecting individuals’ personal data when it is being processed, including under the terms of the EU Law Enforcement Directive. It will also look at how they can improve cooperation in the fight against terrorism and cross-border crime in the EU through the exchange of information required for investigations, including with third countries. Read more
15 to 16 June 2023 Barcelona, Spain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Criminal Justice  Automated decision-making and its application in criminal law

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
After explaining the technical aspects of AI and its implications for privacy-preserving big data technologies, this conference will focus on how AI could be used in criminal proceedings, enabling the shift from a traditionally reactive approach to crime-fighting to one that is more proactive and preventative in character. It will discuss possible solutions for remedying the risks posed by AI and robotics in the criminal justice domain. Read more
19 to 20 June 2023 Lake Iseo, Italy

Annual seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant  VI edition - 2023

Published 12 hours ago
This is the meanwhile sixth edition of the two-day annual seminar on international extradition and the practice of the European Arrest Warrant. The seminar provides in-depth knowledge of extradition and EAW law and is a unique opportunity to establish a network of colleagues interested and/or experienced in extradition-related matters. Read more
26 to 30 June 2023 Online

Summer Course on European Criminal Justice 

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
This online summer course over five half-days will introduce legal practitioners to practical aspects of European criminal justice. Read more
03 to 07 July 2023 Trier, Germany

Summer Course on European Tax Law 

Published 2 weeks, 2 days ago
This five-day course will provide participants with a thorough introduction to European tax law. Participants in this summer course will also have the opportunity to visit the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg. Read more
07 to 09 July 2023 Online

2023 E-Learning Program on International Criminal Evidence 

Published 4 days, 13 hours ago
This course will examine how international courts prove the most serious international crimes. It aims to provide a thorough analysis of law and procedure relating to evidence and proof in international criminal trials, from Nuremberg through to the ad hoc international criminal tribunals, to international and hybrid tribunals today. Read more
21 to 23 July 2023 Online

2023 E-Learning Program on Digital Rights 

Published 4 days, 13 hours ago
The course will consider how the digital environment and human rights intersect and discuss the advancement of human rights in the digital age. It examines the challenges to the promotion and realisation of rights as it applies to the emergence of digital technologies, therefore, it discusses issues pertaining to human rights and their protection in the use of digital technologies. Read more
25 to 29 September 2023 Trier, Germany

Summer Course on European Data Protection Law 

Published 2 weeks, 2 days ago
The aim of this summer course is to give participants all the necessary tools for successful implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in their daily practice. It will provide them with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of European data protection law through interactive study of both relevant legislation and case law. The course will combine presentations and practical workshop activities, all led by high-level experts in the field. Read more
06 to 08 October 2023 Online

2023 E-Learning Program on International Law and the Conflict in Ukraine 

Published 4 days, 13 hours ago
This short course will explore some of the many ways in which international law and institutions have been asked to address elements of the conflict including State responsibility, accountability for human rights abuses, individual criminal accountability, and economic concerns. Read more
09 to 10 November 2023 Lisbon, Portugal

Annual Conference on EU Criminal Justice 2023 

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
At this conference, legal practitioners will exchange on current developments and future initiatives in the field of EU criminal justice. This year’s event will discuss the impact of artificial intelligence and the Metaverse on the criminal justice system. Read more
30 to 01 November 2023 Trier, Germany

Countering Environmental Crime in the EU  Latest trends and developments

Published 2 months, 1 week ago
ObjectiveThis hybrid seminar will present legislative, operational and judicial cooperation developments in the fight against environmental crime at EU and national level, in particular within the context of organised crime.Key topicsRevision of the EU Environmental Crime Directive – from proposal to adoption … Read more