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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.

CCBE-INFO 39 - February 2015

First Meeting of Migration Forum – European Parliament Takes a Stance on Surveillance of Lawyers – New EU-wide Anti-Money Laundering Rules – Cooperation With Belarus Bar – ECHR 2014 Annual Report

CCBE-INFO 38 - January 2015

2015 CCBE Presidency - European Lawyers Day - V.A.T. - Mass Surveillance - Find-A-Lawyer Search Engine - Use of Videoconferencing - Guidelines on Migration - e-Justice Action Plan - Data Protection - European Convention of Human Rights

Members of the European Parliament denounce surveillance of lawyer-client communications

MEPs raised concerns about interception of phone calls between lawyers and their clients by intelligence services across Europe in a plenary debate with the Presidency of the EU and the Commissioner for Justice on Tuesday evening.