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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.

CCBE-INFO 78 - January 2019

  • New CCBE Presidency for 2019
  • The CCBE’s recent activities in the context of e-evidence and e-Justice
  • The 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty to be held in Brussels from 26 February to 1 March 2019
  • Finnish Bar Projects for 2019
  • “Advokatsamfundet” celebrates its 100th anniversary
  • Day of the Endangered Lawyer