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CCBE comments on the Commission proposal for a Directive on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals (recast)

CCBE response to the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention

CCBE submits observations on the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the area of access of justice in environmental matters

CCBE-INFO 79 - Feburary 2019

  • The CCBE standing committee: director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, Michael O’Flaherty’s speech
  • Attacks on lawyers highlighted in the European Parliament
  • European Convention on the Profession of Lawyer: A guarantee for the proper administration of justice and the respect of the Rule of Law
  • International rules for cross-border access to e-evidence: CCBE urges the commission to postpone negotiations with the U.S. and the Council of Europe
  • Code of Conduct for lawyers under GDPR adopted in Slovakia
  • Procedural safeguards
  • The Finnish Bar Association celebrates its centenary
  • Effectiveness of access to justice in environmental matters, and how the EU has implemented the Aarhus Convention
  • Anti-money laundering – Supranational Risk Assessment (SNRA)
  • CCBE Committee chairs

International rules for cross-border access to e-evidence: CCBE urges the Commission to postpone negotiations with the U.S. and the Council of Europe

The CCBE has made several recommendations following a critical assessment of the proposed reforms to the international rules governing cross-border access to e-evidence for the purpose of criminal investigations.

Endangered lawyers

The European Parliament is holding a hearing on attacks against lawyers: an increasingly persecuted profession worldwide.