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European Lawyers Day - Freedom of Expression

CCBE-INFO 47 - November 2015

Expression of Condolence - European Lawyers Day – European Commission: Training – 10th anniversary of the Georgian Bar Association – TAXE committee adopts final TAXE report – Multi-aspect initiative to improve cross-border videoconferencing – 90th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Supreme Bar Council

CCBE-INFO 46 - October 2015

Prakken d’Oliveira case, ruling upheld - EU parliament calls for the protection of lawyer-client-communications - Report on European Parliament Legal Affairs extraordinary meeting - OECD Final Report on Mandatory Disclosure Rules - Updates on PECO countries - Human Rights Lawyers at Risk - FBE conference in Krakow - European Lawyers Day

Dutch court upholds lower court ruling banning surveillance of lawyers’ communications after successful CCBE intervention

On 27 October 2015, a Dutch Court of Appeal upheld The Hague District court’s ruling in the Prakken d’Oliveira case which ordered the Dutch State to stop all surveillance of lawyers’ communications until it provided for independent oversight.

CCBE-INFO 45 - September 2015

Reminder about European Lawyers Day - Human Rights Award 2015 - Mandatory Disclosure on Tax Matters - First Ever Joint CCBE and Belarusian Bar Seminar - Court of Justice and General Court - Blogs