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Protection of threatened Human Rights Lawyers

Today marked the launch of a new online platform for the protection of human rights defenders and lawyers worldwide.

The Council of Europe appoints a rapporteur for the drafting of a European Convention on the Profession of Lawyer

The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Council of Europe has appointed Mrs Sabien Lahaye-Battheu as Rapporteur for the Case for drafting a European Convention on the profession of lawyer. Mrs Lahaye-Battheu is a Belgian member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and has been a lawyer since 1990.

CCBE-INFO 59 - February 2017

CCBE Standing Committee in Vienna - European Lawyers Day 2017 - Defence of the Defenders Workshop - CCBE Memorandum on mutual recognition of lawyers’ cross border continuing professional development - Regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders - Proposal for a Directive on countering money laundering by criminal law - Meeting with representatives from the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) - Anti-Money laundering - The breach of rule of law continues in Venezuela

Position paper

Memorandum on Mutual Recognition of Lawyers’ Cross Border Continuing Professional Development

Position paper

CCBE comments on the IMCO/JURI report on the Proposal for a directive on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content