16 to 17 May 2019 Trier, Germany

Investigating and Prosecuting Offences in Cooperation with the EPPO Competences of the EPPO and Cooperation with National Authorities

Published 4 years, 2 months ago


This seminar aims to make legal practitioners familiar with the forthcoming European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), which will become fully operational by the end of 2020. Cooperation with the EPPO will become part of the practice of prosecutors, law enforcement and customs officials, judges as well as defence lawyers from all over the EU.

This second seminar in a series of four will focus on the competences of the EPPO and cooperation with national authorities bound by the EPPO Regulation. For the projectto which this seminar is part see the event entry of March 2019.

Key topics
  • Cooperation with the EPPO in investigating PIF offences, terms for reporting an investigation, exercise of the competence of the EPPO, conducting an investigation, investigation measures under the EPPO Regulation, including conditions under Member States’ national laws
  • Cooperation with non-participating EU Member States, third states, OLAF and Eurojust
  • Structure, status and material, territorial, and personal competences of the EPPO
  • Introduction to the PIF Directive and particularities regarding its implementation in the EU Member States
  • Investigations conducted by the EPPO
  • Procedure and applicable law for cross-border investigations within the EPPO
  • Termination of investigations and prosecution before national courts, admissibility of evidence, rules on dismissal and transfer of proceedings
  • Procedural safeguards in the EU and under the EPPO Regulation
  • Judicial review by national courts and the CJEU
Organisational information

The number of places available for participants is limited and subject to an application procedure.

Spanish applicants who work for the prosecution service must apply for this event through CEJ.

Who should attend?

This seminar is especially targeted at prosecutors bound by the EPPO Regulation. It is also open to other interested prosecutors, judges and defence lawyers from all EU Member States.