Region: European Union

EPPO proposes start date

07 April 2021

House of Lords: Brexit leaves “significant gap” for UK law enforcement

UK law enforcement’s continued access to a database of wanted individuals wanted within Europe is heavily dependent on agencies within the bloc choosing to help their UK counterparts, a parliamentary committee has found.

26 March 2021

EU court invalidates Bulgarian EAWs

12 March 2021

Pilatus Bank expert refuses to hand over documents in sanctions-linked case

02 March 2021

Loss of European information database “significant loss” to UK cross-border enforcement

26 January 2021

Hedge fund employee cites Brexit in extradition battle

An employee of London-based hedge fund Duet Group has argued that he cannot be extradited to Germany in connection with allegations of tax fraud as the European Arrest Warrant issued against him is no longer valid.

15 January 2021

More MEPs pile pressure on Portugal over EPPO nominee

12 January 2021

Brexit deal: UK takes step back in cross-border enforcement

The UK now faces more cumbersome enforcement and investigative procedures as a result of the country’s full separation from the EU, but it has managed to salvage some consolations in its new relationship with the bloc, experts say.

08 January 2021

Pilatus Bank targets ECB after botched sanctions case

The US indictment of Pilatus’ former head for alleged sanctions violations gave Malta the opportunity to “recklessly and wantonly” make an example of a local bank, Pilatus alleges.

01 December 2020

France’s anti-bribery regime provides blueprint for EU enforcement

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A prominent French legal think tank has recommended using France’s landmark Sapin II legislation as a model for an EU-wide anti-corruption law.

25 November 2020

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