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CCBE-INFO 42 - May 2015

European Court of Human Rights upholds the freedom of expression of lawyers - Upcoming study on procedural safeguards - Reform of the European Court of Justice - CCBE to intervene in court case on illegal wiretapping - CCBE annual report 2014 published - LEXposia 2015, the European legal professionals’ fair

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe takes mass surveillance to court

CCBE members voted to intervene in a pending case against the Dutch state in support of lawyers placed under surveillance by a government agency.

CCBE-INFO 41 - April 2015

CCBE President Maria Ślązak meets European Commissioner for Justice Vĕra Jourová - Launch of the European Lawyers’ Foundation - Lawmakers agree on new anti-money laundering directive - British government admits to listening to lawyer-client communications - Public procurement: issues with transposition

CCBE-INFO 40 - March 2015

CCBE Welcomes New Secretary-General - European Lawyers Day 2015 - Canada: Anti-Money Laundering Legislation Unconstitutional - Bar Associations Draft AML Guide - ECHR Wiretapping Verdict - COE Report on Gender Equality - 2015 EU Justice Scoreboard

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe Appoints New Secretary-General

Philip Buisseret is the new Secretary-General of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), the representative organisation for more than one million lawyers from forty-five countries.