This e-presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in cross-border judicial investigations based on Eurojust’s perspective. It analyses the basic elements of Regulation (EU) 2018/1805 on mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders as well as the new judicial cooperation regime between the EU and the UK in criminal matters, based on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. It also elaborates on the relationship between Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). Moreover, the key facts and figures from Eurojust’s environmental crime casework report are presented as well.
e-Presentation | March 2021 | Learning time: 52 minutes
e-Presentation by Paweł Wąsik, Vice-Chair of the Economic Crime Team; Assistant to the National Member for Poland, Eurojust, The Hague.
This e-presentation offers an analytical overview of the key provisions of Directive (EU) 2017/1371 (PIF Directive), elaborating on the harmonisation of definitions, sanctions and limitation periods. It presents the main principles regarding the relationship between the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
e-Presentation | March 2021 | Learning time: 30 minutes
e-Presentation by Maria Elena Lorente Pablo, Prosecutor, National Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Prosecution Office, Madrid.
This e-presentation outlines the basic characteristics of cryptocurrencies and related crime, elaborating on key definitions, mining and transaction procedures, identifiable properties, as well as on the effect of COVID-19 on related crime.
e-Presentation | March 2021 | Learning time: 35 minutes
e-Presentation by Alexander Malyshau, Trainer, Digital Forensics, Technical Focal Point for Cybercrime Issues, Transnational Threats Department, OSCE, Vienna.
This presentation provides a comprehensive analytical overview of the main issues that defence lawyers are confronted with when dealing with internal corporate investigations, in particular those resulting from whistleblowers’ reports. Using a case study, the speaker analyses the key questions regarding both legal and practical difficulties of such investigations, presents emerging corporate governance matters and provides useful recommendations.
e-Presentation | March 2021 | Learning time: 45 minutes
e-Presentation by Adriana de Buerba, Partner, Pérez-Llorca, Madrid.
This e-presentation provides an introduction to out-of-court settlements and emerging transparency issues. It presents the Dutch legal framework, recent settlements involving penalty orders and transactions, as well as both positive and negative arguments regarding such settlements.
e-Presentation | March 2021 | Learning time: 37 minutes
e-Presentation by Tomasz Kodrzycki, Partner, BenninkAmar, Amsterdam.
This e-presentation provides an overview of Part Three of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on law enforcement and judicial cooperation. It elaborates on the key general provisions, the law enforcement and judicial cooperation area, as well as
on the dispute settlement mechanisms.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 36 minutes
e-Presentation by Jeroen Blomsma, Legal Officer for Legal Advice and Coordination of the Negotiations and Preparation of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU, Legal Affairs Unit, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission, Brussel & Tania Schröter, Deputy Head of Procedural Criminal Law Unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels.
This e-presentation provides a detailed analysis of the Prüm legal cooperation framework, elaborating on the successive steps towards the UK’s participation in the regime, as well as the provisions on this form of cooperation within the EU-UK Trade and
Cooperation Agreement. The analysis is accompanied by statistical data and a short overview of the Prüm Next Generation regulations.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 58 minutes
e-Presentation by Dr Reinhard Schmid, Head of Bureau, Central Identification Service, Federal Criminal Intelligence Service, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Vienna.
This e-presentation elaborates on the provisions of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on anti-money laundering and asset freezing and confiscation and how they work in practice.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 38 minutes
e-Presentation by Tania Schröter, Deputy Head of Procedural Criminal Law Unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels; & Chiara Bacci, Team Leader for Enforcement of the EU AML/CFT Policy, Financial Crime Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission, Brussels.
This e-presentation outlines the mechanisms of surrender, mutual legal assistance and the exchange of criminal record information under the provisions of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 39 minutes
e-Presentation by David Dickson, Solicitor Advocate, National Expert on Human Rights, Mutual Recognition and Extradition; EJN Contact Point, Crown Office, Edinburgh.
This e-presentation describes the basic elements of judicial cooperation in criminal matters between the EU and the UK from January 2021, emphasising the role of Eurojust and the main differences between the former and the new regimes.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 35 minutes
e-Presentation by Klaus Meyer-Cabri, Vice-President; National Member for Germany, Eurojust, The Hague.
This e-presentation elaborates on the main practical issues arising for lawyers under the post-Brexit law enforcement and criminal justice cooperation regime. It covers the shift to a non-EU law based system, the status of pending EAW cases as well as
some currently debated issues on surrender and human rights.
e-Presentation | January 2021 | Learning time: 51 minutes
e-Presentation by Alex Tinsley, Barrister, 9 Bedford Row, London; Member of the Human Rights Committee of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA).
This e-presentation provides a general overview of the EU’s legislative framework for combating terrorism and expressions of racism and xenophobia. It presents the main challenges in regard to the classification of right-wing and other forms of non-jihadi extremism and terrorism as hate crimes or terrorist acts.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 48 minutes
e-Presentation by Frank Verbruggen
This e-presentation presents the concept of restorative justice in cases of extremism and terrorism and focuses on the main stakeholders (victims, offenders and communities) and their involvement in restorative initiatives.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 24 minutes
e-Presentation by Brunilda Pali
This e-presentation explains the basics of international sanctions regimes and gives an overview of UN, EU, US and post-Brexit UK sanctions instruments.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 44 minutes
e-Presentation by Michaël Fernandez-Bertier
This e-presentation presents some of the most recent judgments delivered by the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union on the application of EU restrictive measures, actions for annulment and actions for damages.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 41 minutes
e-Presentation by Giulia Predonzani
This presentation provides a comprehensive analysis on the procedural aspects in proceedings before the EU Courts, elaborating on the competencies of the European General Court (EJC) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the procedural
rights during the adoption and renewal of individual restrictive measures as well as the emerging confidentiality issues.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 47 minutes
e-Presentation by Maya Lester QC, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers, London.
This e-presentation gives an introduction into the EU’s competence to impose sanctions and the EU Courts’ jurisdiction with respect to Common Foreign and Security Policy provisions and presents some important cases dealing with restrictive measures.
e-Presentation | December 2020 | Learning time: 42 minutes
e-Presentation by Ramses Wessel
This e-presentation presents the latest developments in the EU’s anti-money laundering and terrorism financing strategy, including the EU Anti-Money Laundering Action Plan and the new Directive enhancing FIU cooperation and access to financial information. You will receive an overview of the latest EU legislation, developments regarding FIU cooperation, risk assessment and monitoring, a well as information regarding the discussion about a single rulebook and new EU supervisory authority in the AML field.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 50 minutes
This e-presentation will show you the challenges faced by FIUs in investigating money laundering. You will be provided with practical information on ultimate beneficial ownership registries, as well as access to and the search of bank account information and other sources of illicit transactions. You will also hear about how competent authorities and FIU’s cooperate via an exchange of information.
e-Presentation | June 2020 | Learning time: 22 minutes
This e-presentation provides information on the EU’s latest legislation and developments in the field of asset recovery. You will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the interplay of asset recovery and money laundering.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 44 minutes
This e-presentation provides a case study on how to investigate money laundering. You will hear about the complicity of banks and the follow-the-money approach and will learn how to cooperate with law enforcement agencies and FIUs in such investigations.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 37 minutes
This e-presentation will help you better understand the use of cryptocurrencies within the context of money laundering and terrorism financing. You will be provided with information on what cryptocurrencies are and how they are used (Bitcoins, blockchains, etc.). Information on the regulatory framework, from EU to FATF standards will be given, as well as an overview of different techniques to launder money with cryptocurrencies. Prevention and awareness-raising measures will be explained, as will search, seizure and MLA requests in the virtual world.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 36 minutes
This e-presentation will show you the challenges faced by FIUs in investigating cases related to cryptocurrencies. You will learn about the misuse of cryptocurrencies through case examples and be provided with information about investigation techniques and virtual asset service providers as obliged entities.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 1 hour 1 minute
In this e-presentation, you will hear about the results of Project Titanium, which was established to support law enforcement agencies to investigate and mitigate crime involving cryptocurrencies. You will learn about monitoring trends in virtual currency and darknet market ecosystems, transaction analysis across different virtual currency ledgers and how to generate court-proof evidence reports on reproducible and legally compliant analytical procedures.
e-Presentation | May 2020 | Learning time: 1 hour 16 minutes