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EU 2017 Report on Human Rghts and Democracy in the World 
20 October 2018
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 28 May 2018, the General Secretariat of the Council published the EU’s annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2017. Read more

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EU Fundamental Rights
Commission Report on the Application of CFR in 2017 
20 October 2018 (updated 5 months, 1 week ago)
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 6 June 2018, the Commission published its annual report on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (CFR) in the EU in 2017. It is the 7th report of its kind after the CFR became legally binding with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. Read more

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EU Fundamental Rights
CEPEJ: 2018 Report on European Judicial Systems 
20 October 2018
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 4 October 2018, the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice of the CoE (CEPEJ) published its seventh evaluation report, based on data from 2016,on the main trends in the judicial systems of 45 European countries. Read more

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Council of Europe Procedural Safeguards
Practical Adviser on the Use of Channels for Information Exchange 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M.
In July 2018, the Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection (DAPIX) published a Practical Adviser complementing the Manual on Law Enforcement Information Exchange. Read more

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EU Law Enforcement Cooperation
German Bar Association Highly Critical of EU’s e-evidence Initiative 
20 October 2018 (updated 5 months, 1 week ago)
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 4 September 2018, the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein − DAV) published a statement on the two legislative proposals of the Commission on e-evidence (see eucrim 1/2018, pp. 35-36). The statement (SN 42/18) criticises the initiative. Read more

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EU Law Enforcement Cooperation e-Evidence
German Court Held Extradition of Catalan Leader Puigdemont Partly Inadmissable 
20 October 2018 (updated 5 months, 1 week ago)
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
In the most prominent European Arrest Warrant case in Germany in recent time, the possible surrender of former Catalan Regional President Carles Puigdemont to Spain, the First Senate for Criminal Matters of the Higher Regional Court of the State of Schleswig-Holstein rendered its final admissibility decision on 12 July 2018. Read more

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EU European Arrest Warrant
CJEU Blames Hungary for Non-Execution of Croatian EAW for Corruption 
20 October 2018
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 25 July 2018, the CJEU rendered an important judgment on the obligations of the executing authority in the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) system. Furthermore, the judgment interprets the refusal grounds of Art. 3 No. 2 and Art. 4 No. 3 FD EAW. Read more

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EU European Arrest Warrant Ne bis in idem
CJEU: UK’s Decision to Withdraw from EU Does Not Affect the Execution of EAWs 
20 October 2018
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 19 September 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) decided on the impact of Brexit on the execution of European Arrest Warrants (EAWs) issued by the UK (Case C-327/18 PPU). Read more

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EU European Arrest Warrant
CJEU: New Italian Law on Unpaid VAT Compatible with EU Rules 
20 October 2018
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 2 May 2018, the CJEU rendered a judgment in Case C-574/15 (criminal proceedings against Mauro Scialdone). The case concerns the interpretation of Art. 4(3) TEU and Art. 325 TFEU, Council Directive 2006/112 on the common system of value added tax (the “VAT Directive”) and the PIF Convention of 26 July 1995. Read more

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EU Protection of Financial Interests
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Conference on OLAF and the EPPO and Annual Meeting of the European Criminal Law Associations 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 15 June 2018, Utrecht University, under the auspices of RENFORCE and with financial support from the HERCULE III Programme, organized the conference “OLAF and the EPPO in the new institutional setting for the protection of the financial interests of the EU.” Read more

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EU OLAF European Public Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO)
MONEYVAL: Fifth-Round Evaluation Report on Latvia 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 23 August 2018, MONEYVAL published its fifth-round evaluation report on Latvia. This evaluation round builds on previous MONEYVAL assessments by strengthening the examination of how effectively Member States prevent and combat ML, terrorism financing (TF), and proliferation. Read more

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Council of Europe Money Laundering
MONEYVAL: Annual Report for 2017 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 30 May 2018, MONEYVAL published its General Activity Report for 2017. Twenty years into its establishment, MONEYVAL keeps its major focus on evaluating its members against both a set of anti-money laundering (AML) standards and Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards for counter-terrorist financing measures (CFT). Read more

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Council of Europe Money Laundering
GRECO: Fifth-Round Evaluation Report on Latvia 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 21 August 2018, GRECO published its fifth-round evaluation report on Latvia. The country has a fluctuating position − between less favorable and more favorable − in corruption perception surveys. Read more

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Council of Europe Corruption
GRECO: Fifth-Round Evaluation Report on Luxembourg 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 20 July 2018, GRECO has published its fifth-round evaluation report on Luxembourg. Read more

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Council of Europe Corruption
GRECO: Unsatisfactory Level of Preventing Corruption in Denmark 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 12 September 2018, GRECO placed Denmark in its non-compliance procedure, due to the lack of sufficient measures taken to prevent corruption in respect of MPs and the judiciary. Read more

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Council of Europe Corruption
Entry into Force of Protocol No. 16 to the ECHR 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 1 August 2018, Protocol No. 16 to the ECHR, which shall strengthen the dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the highest national courts, came into force after 10 Member States signed and ratified it. Read more

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Council of Europe Reform of the European Court of Human Rights