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Commission's First Thoughts on Pre-enlargement Reforms 
9 July 2024
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl in Issue 1/2024
In a Communication of 20 March 2024, the Commission contributed to the discussion on necessary EU internal reforms in the course of enlargement. The Communication looks at the implications of a larger EU in four main areas: values, policies, budget, and governance. As a … Read more
Reform of the European Union Commission
Court of Justice Establishes Joint and Several Liability between Europol and the Member State 
23 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
In an appeal judgment in the Kočner case, the Court of Justice overturned a judgement by the General Court and ruled that Europol and a Member State are to be jointly and severally liable for a non-material damage resulting from the unlawful disclosure of personal data to unauthorised persons. Read more
EU Europol
Reform of CJEU Statute Adopted 
17 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
The Council and the European Parliament agreed on the reform of the Statute of the Court of Justice of the EU amending Protocol No 3 on the Statute of the Court of Justice. The EP adopted the draft regulation on 27 February 2024 and the … Read more
European Court of Justice (ECJ)
CJEU: Judicial Statistics 2023 
16 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
On 23 March 2024, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published its judicial statistics for the year 2023. Looking at the number of cases brought before the Court of Justice (ECJ) and the General Court, 2023 once again confirmed an upward … Read more
European Court of Justice (ECJ)
New Eurojust Factsheet on the Digital Services Act 
16 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
A new factsheet, prepared by Eurojust's Intellectual Property Crime Project, explains the Digital Services Act (DSA) that became fully applicable in February 2024. The factsheet informs about cooperation and reporting obligations, enforcement rules and the impact of the DSA on copyright infringements. Read more
Legislation Eurojust Counterfeiting & Piracy
FRA Signs Agreements with Frontex and eu-Lisa 
6 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
On 12 March 2024, FRA signed two new agreements to strengthen its partnership and cooperation with Frontex and eu-Lisa.The cooperation plan established between FRA and eu-Lisa (the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale lT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security … Read more
Frontex Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
EPPO’s Operational Activities: January – March 2024 
6 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
This news item provides an overview of the EPPO's main operational activities from 1 January to 31 March 2024. It continues the periodic analyses of recent issues (last: → eucrim 4/2023, 322-324) and reports in reverse chronological order. Read more
European Public Prosectutor's Office (EPPO)
EPPO Signs Working Arrangement with Czechia’s Supreme Audit Office 
6 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
On 28 February 2024, the EPPO and the Supreme Audit Office of the Czech Republic (SAO) signed a Working Arrangement to facilitate and foster the exchange of information on suspicious financial transactions relating to facts and offences falling within the remit of the EPPO.The … Read more
European Public Prosectutor's Office (EPPO)
Overview of Convictions in EPPO Cases: January – March 2024 
6 May 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
The following is an overview of court verdicts and alternative resolutions in EPPO cases, which continues the overviews given in previous eucrim issues (last →eucrim 4/2023). A brief analysis of EPPO's news reports from January to March 2024 is presented in reverse chronological … Read more
European Public Prosectutor's Office (EPPO)
GRECO: The Link between Environmental Crimes and Corruption 
14 April 2024
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri in Issue 4/2023
On 8 December 2023, in the run-up to the annual International Anti-Corruption Day, GRECO President Marin Mrčela issued a statement in which he highlighted the links between environmental crimes (e.g., illegal forestry, illegal fishery, illegal wildlife trade, illegal mining, illegal dumping, and illegal transport of … Read more
Council of Europe Corruption Environmental Crime
GRECO: Fifth Round Evaluation Report on Portugal 
14 April 2024
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri in Issue 4/2023
On 10 January 2024, GRECO presented its 5th round evaluation report on Portugal. GRECO acknowledges the extensive anti-corruption legal and institutional framework developed by Portugal, made possible by transparency and anti-corruption legislative packages introduced in 2019 and 2021. These include the following:A national … Read more
Council of Europe Corruption
GRECO: Fifth Round Evaluation Report on USA 
14 April 2024
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri in Issue 4/2023
On 12 December 2023, GRECO published its 5th Round Evaluation Report on the United States. The country joined GRECO in 2000 and has already been assessed in four evaluation rounds. According to GRECO, the USA implemented 100% of recommendations in the First Evaluation Round (June … Read more
Council of Europe Corruption
2024 Update on Ne Bis In Idem Case Law 
10 April 2024
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M. in Issue 1/2024
In February 2024, Eurojust published an updated edition of its overview of the CJEU case law on the ne bis in idem principle in criminal matters under Art. 50 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and Arts. 54 to 58 of … Read more
EU Eurojust Ne bis in idem