16/01/2017 - - General
The Fourth issue of EUCRIM 2016 is now online.

The Fourth issue of EUCRIM 2016, dedicated to "Anti-Money Laundering" is now available.

It can be found through the following link, in English, French and German languages.

In this issue the following items are of particular interest:

- Protection of Financial Interests of the European Union: the preliminary agreement on the PIF Directive and the failed agreement on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office;

- Money Laundering: the Commission’s package of 21 December 2016 to enhance the fight against money laundering as well as the state of play of negotiations on the proposed amendment to the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive;

- Procedural Safeguards: the Directive 2016/1919 on legal aid and FRA’s report on the two Directives on the rights to interpretation/translation and information;

- Data Protection: the CJEU’s ruling on national data retention regimes (joined cases C-203/15, Tele2 Sverige and C-698/15, Tom Watson and Others);

- Freezing of Assets: Commission’s proposal for a EU regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders;

- European Arrest Warrant: three new judgments of the CJEU on the interpretation of “judicial authority” as stipulated in the Framework Decision (Cases C-452/16 PPU (Poltorak), C-477/16 (Kovalkovas),and C-453/16 (Özcelik);

- Transfer of Sentenced Persons: FRA’s assessment on the Framework Decisions on the transfer of sentenced persons and detention alternatives.

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