Categorie archief: English – posts in English on this blog

Presumption of innocence: why only in criminal law?

In criminal law, European legal systems have the basic presumption of innocence. The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) in its latest newsletter paid attention to the Presumption of Innocence Report that was published in March by … Lees verder

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Modernisation of European Company Law | book

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) was involved with the book “Modernisation of European Company Law” that includes presentations made during the CCBE conference “Modernisation of European Company Law” on 27 November 2019. Topics: letterbox companies … Lees verder

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Access to legal assistance, the position of lawyers and endangered lawyers | CCBE

It is not self-evident that citizens have access to legal assistance from a lawyer and in some countries lawyers are in great danger. Endangered lawyers The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) in March and April 2021 … Lees verder

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CCBE on digitalisation of justice, e-Justice, e-CODEX, DSA and DMA

In its latest newsletter the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is reporting on several interesting matters regarding European initiatives on digitalisation of justice and related matters. Communication by the European Commission on the digitalisation of justice. … Lees verder

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Europe and non-profit organisations, a study for the European Parliament

One of the topics of the meeting of 11 May of the Legal Affairs commission (JURI) of the European Parliament is the study ‘A statute for European cross-border associations and non-profit organisations – European added value assessment‘, prepared by Klaus … Lees verder

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The dark side of international exchange of tax information | FATCA, Accidental Americans

Political journalists, like OCCRP, close their eyes for the shadow side of international exchange of tax information. One of the topics that does not interest them is that exchanging tax information may have harmful consequences for decent citizens when illegal … Lees verder

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Protection of lawyers: publication of a feasibility study on a new European legal instrument | Council of Europe

The European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) of the Council of Europe published a feasibility study on a new European legal instrument to protect the profession of lawyers, read the announcement and the study. The study finds that the problems … Lees verder

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Fundamental change to international tax rules should include abolishment of Citizen Based Taxation | FATCA, financial fundamental rights, Europe

The European Parliament announced: MEPs ready plans for fundamental change to international tax rules. When discussing outdated international tax rules, the Parliament should include abolishment of Citizen Based Taxation, a illegal and harmful practice of the U.S. that continuously harms … Lees verder

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Even FATF is aware of the major flaws in its AML-standards – mitigation of harmful consequences

Even FATF is aware of the major flaws in its AML-standards. In February the organisation started a project to study and mitigate the harmful consequences of the FATF Standards. Readers are invited to submit contributions, preferably before 21 April 2021. … Lees verder

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European privacy supervisors comment on the corona certificate | GDPR

Europe is working on a corona passport, the ‘Digital Green Certificate‘. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) on 6 April announced that they have adopted a joint opinion on the proposals for this … Lees verder

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