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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be p...


Proposal for a Directive on the European Parliament and of the Council on provision of legal aid for suspects or accused persons deprived of liberty and legal aid in E...


CCBE comments on the European Commission's Proposal for a regulation amending regulation 861/2007 establishing a European small claims procedure and regulation 1896/20...


CCBE Statement on the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (27/02/2014)


CCBE position paper on the Judgments Project concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (29/11/2013)


CCBE response to a proposal for a European Public Prosecutor (29/11/2013)


CCBE Statement on the outcome of the vote on CESL by the JURI Committee (14/11/2013)


CCBE Statement on mass electronic surveillance by government bodies (including of European lawyers’ data) (14/10/2013)


15th draft of the rules of procedure of the unified patent court dated 31 may 2013 Comments from the CCBE (18/10/2013)


CCBE Response Commission Consultation Single Member Limited Liability (13/09/2013)


CCBE Statement on governmental practices involving mass data mining for the purpose of surveillance (01/07/2013)


Suggestion for amendments from the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe CCBE regarding the proposal for a Directive on the Prevention of the use (15/07/2013)


CCBE Comments on the tabled amendments to the JURI Draft Report on the proposal for a Regulation on a Common European Sales Law (COM(2011)0635) (28/06/2013)


Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right of access to a lawyer and on the right to inform a third party upon deprivation of ...


CCBE response to the public consultation on the European small claims procedure (18/05/2013)