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New European crime investigation tool comes into force
A new tool to help European authorities fight crime and terrorism came into force Monday, simplifying the work of judicial authorities when they request ...
Report assessing consistency of approaches in the identification of operators of essential services
Under EU Directive 2016/1148 on Security of Network and Information Systems (the "NIS Directive"), identified operators of essential services will have to take ...
Decision establishing Eurojust
In order to improve cooperation in the fight against crime, the Council set up Eurojust. This body of the EU is competent to act in investigations and ...
Access to justice for victims of hate crimes: the views of practitioners
Hate crime is the most severe expression of discrimination, and a core fundamental rights abuse. Various initiatives target such crime, but most hate crime ...
The compendium of good practices collates practices for combating hate crime from across the EU, with a step-by-step description of the practice broken down by ...
Confiscation and asset recovery: Better tools to fight crime - guide
The European Commission has proposed new rules for more effective and widespread confiscation of funds and other property acquired through crime. This will ...
European Police Office - Europol
The decision establishes the European Police Office (Europol) as a EU agency with responsibility for law-enforcement cooperation between Member States.
European Cybercrime Centre - guide
The European Commission has adopted a Communication on a European Cybercrime Centre, to be established within the EU law enforcement agency, Europol. The ...
MEPs call for tougher cyber-security to counter Chinese 5G threat
The EU Parliament called Tuesday for action at EU level on the security threats linked to China’s growing technological presence in the EU, as it adopted a new ...
Parliament, Council reach deal on EU-wide penalties for money laundering
The European Parliament and the EU Member States reached provisional agreement Thursday on strengthened criminal law measures to counter money laundering.
EC toughens measures against terrorist financing
The European Commission adopted a package of measures on Wednesday designed to strengthen the EU's capacity to fight the financing of terrorism and organised ...
Crime & Justice Guides
Guides on the EU crime and justice policy.
Eurojust launches new Counter-Terrorism Register
A new Counter-Terrorism Register, launched Thursday by Eurojust, the EU's agency on judicial cooperation, will help EU countries exchange information on ...
Proposed Directive on Network and Information Security
The European Commission, together with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has published a cybersecurity strategy ...
Stricter EU-wide penalties for cyber attacks
Cyber criminals will face tougher penalties in the EU, under new rules adopted by Parliament on 4 July. The draft directive, already informally agreed with ...
Euro-MPs approve new powers for Europol
New governance rules approved by Euro-MPs on Wednesday will enable the EU police agency Europol to step up efforts to fight terrorism, cybercrime and other ...
Proposals to strengthen control of firearms across the EU
The European Commission adopted on 18 November a package of measures to make it more difficult to acquire firearms in the European Union, track legally held ...
Brussels wants fingerprints added to ID cards
The EU Commission put forward a package of security measures Tuesday, including more secure ID cards, stricter rules on explosives and firearms, and better ...
EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls
Today in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the European Union and the United Nations are hosting a high level event on the EU-UN ...
EU anti money-laundering rules enter into force
New EU rules against money laundering, which entered into force Monday, introduce stricter transparency requirements on the real owners of companies and ...
The European arrest warrant adopted in 2002 replaces the extradition system by requiring each national judicial authority (the executing judicial authority) to ...
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation since 2007 of the Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States
Europeans have the right to travel freely within the EU for work, study or holidays. But open borders should not allow criminals to evade justice simply by ...
European Arrest Warrant
The European Arrest Warrant (EAW), applied throughout the EU, replaced lengthy extradition procedures within the EU's territorial jurisdiction. It improves and ...
EU Directive on Victims' Rights
New EU rules on victims' rights that apply as of 16 November 2015 will bring major changes in the way victims of crime are treated in Europe.
Anti-Money Laundering
The European Commission has adopted two proposals to reinforce the EU's existing rules on anti-money laundering and fund transfers. The threats associated with ...
The creation of the Single Market and the breaking down of barriers not only aids legitimate business, but may also provide increased opportunities for money ...
Directive on criminal sanctions for market abuse
Judges imposing their countries’ maximum penalties for serious offences such as manipulating the LIBOR benchmark interest rate would have to stipulate at least ...
European Commission report on the application of the Third Anti-Money Laundering Directive - guide
In light of the recent adoption of revised international standards and of the European Commission's own review process, a report on the application of the ...
Reform of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
The European Commission has proposed measures to further safeguard procedural guarantees in OLAF investigations, in order to complete the already comprehensive ...
European Public Prosecutor's Office
The European Commission is taking action to improve Union-wide prosecution of criminals who defraud EU taxpayers by establishing a European Public Prosecutor's ...
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