Tagarchief: Council of Europe

Report on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and international legal order

Recently the Report on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and international legal order on Human Rights  was made public. It was adopted by the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) of the Council … Lees verder

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FIU’s krijgen makkelijker toegang tot financiële informatie van burgers, ondernemingen en organisaties

Europa is al een tijd bezig om de informatiepositie van de overheid te verbeteren. In dat kader is op 21 november jl. in het bekende Vlaamse Nederlands dat de EU kenmerkt bekend gemaakt dat overeenstemming is bereikt binnen bepaalde Europese … Lees verder

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Screening of investments: political agreement reached on an EU framework

On 20 November the Council of the European Union announced that political agreement has been reached on an EU framework for screening of investments. The Presidency on that date reached a provisional agreement with European Parliament representatives on an EU framework … Lees verder

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COE guidelines on safeguarding privacy in the media

Two European organisations: the Council of Europe Steering Committee on Media and Information Society and the Consultative Committee of Convention 108 discussed and jointly approved Guidelines on safeguarding privacy in the media, based on the ECHR caselaw, aiming to be … Lees verder

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Ombudsman says Member States must open up their opaque negotiations on EU laws

In the Netherlands the discussions in the parliament and other documents that are part of the legislative process contain important information relevant for interpreting the rules and can be found through the website with parliamentary information. Such information is lacking … Lees verder

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AMLD4: Council agrees its negotiating stance | new rules regarding prepaid cards, virtual currencies and beneficial ownership registers

In a press release of 20 December 2016 the European Council informs the public it had agreed its negotiating stance regarding amendment of the 4th Anti- Money Laundering Directive. According to the Council the main changes to the 4th Anti- … Lees verder

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CCBE: CEPEJ report on the functioning of judicial systems

Another item in the latest newsletter of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) regards the CEPEJ report on the functioning of judicial systems: CEPEJ report on the functioning of judicial systems With a report and a new interactive … Lees verder

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Legal protection of whistle-blowers

In the Netherlands a legislative proposal regarding the protection of whistle-blowers is nearing completion. ECON recommendations 2015 In the meantime there are also European initiatives in that field. One of the recommendations of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) of … Lees verder

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