Tagarchief: CCBE

Responsible private funding of litigation

In March 2021 the think tank of the European Parliament published a study on third party litigation funding (‘TPLF’). In June of the same year a draft report for the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) with recommendations to the Commission … Lees verder

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The report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of lawyers | CCBE

The independence of judges and lawyers is threatened, also in the western world. CCBE in its latest newsletter reports on participating in the 50th UN Human Rights Council in Geneva where the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges … Lees verder

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CCBE newsletter with Ukraine focus

In July the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) published a newsletter with focus on Ukraine. The newsletter covers themes like supporting the legal professionals in the country (special webpage), the European measures (e.g. the Task Force … Lees verder

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CCBE webinar on 15 June for lawyers on the EU sanctions following the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) announced on LinkedIn the webinar on 15 June from 9:00 to 11:00: 🚩Don’t miss the new webinar organised by the CCBE and the European Lawyers Foundation on the EU sanctions following the … Lees verder

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AML package in the hearings by the ECON-LIBE committees | AML, CFT

Yesterday I published an article on the AML package as presented by the European Commission in July 2021. The proposals are dealt with in the ECON and LIBE committees of the European Parliament, that have held two public hearings, one … Lees verder

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EU’s Iron Fist – Europe authoritarianly steamrolls over national supervisors and obliged entities | AML package, AML, CFT

In July 2021 the European Commission presented proposals to harmonize the EU’s anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules, the ‘AML package’ [1]. The package consists of the following legislative proposals: a] AMLAR, a Regulation establishing a new EU … Lees verder

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Anti-Money Laundering Package in LIBE/ECON meeting (European Parliament)

On Tuesday 22 March (16.15 – 18.45) the new Anti-Money Laundering Package on the agenda is on the agenda of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and the Committee for Economic Affairs (ECON) of the European … Lees verder

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New CCBE president: AML/CFT proposals European Commission have problematic issues and the principle of non-identification of lawyers with their clients

Recently the president of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) was interviewed by the CCBE. In the interview he mentions the problematic issues of the AML/CFT proposals by the European Commission. One of his main priorities … Lees verder

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Independence of lawyers threatened | CCBE

The past years according to law enforcement agencies [*] lawyers are supposed to play an important role in facilitating crime. It seems that governments forget that it is essential to have adequate legal support against a powerful government and other … Lees verder

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CCBE news regarding anti-money laundering | AML, CFT

In its latest newsletter the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) warns that some of the elements of the European Anti-Money Laundering package violate fundamental rights: Adoption of a position paper on the Anti Money Laundering (AML) … Lees verder

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