ECLAN Conferences

27-04-2012
ECLAN (IEE-ULB)

Approximation of Substantive Criminal Law in the EU: The Way Forward

The European Union’s efforts to approximate substantive criminal law began under the third pillar of the Maastricht Treaty, then amended by the Amsterdam and Nice Treaties. As with other areas of cooperation in criminal matters, this domain has been ‘communitarised’ by the Lisbon Treaty. Since then, it is the area...
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29-06-2011
ECLAN (IEE-ULB)

The European Investigation Order: What Mutual Recognition after Lisbon?

Although the EIO Directive is an opportunity for a comprehensive reform of the framework for obtaining evidence in the EU, it remains to be seen whether a solution can be found to reconcile the different positions while at all costs avoiding creating a system that would make the work of judicial officers more complicated than in mutual legal ...
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27-05-2011
ECLAN (IEE-ULB)

EU-Counter Terrorism Offences: What Impact on National Legislation and Case-Law?

This two-day conference is the first of two events planned in the framework of the ECLAN II project, financed by the European Commission (DG Justice) and the Ministry of Justice of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The purpose of this conference is to present and discuss the latest of counterterrorism policies a...
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02-07-2010
ECLAN (IEE-ULB)

Reconfiguration of powers in European criminal justice after Lisbon - the cases of PNR and SWIFT

Post Lisbon, the Parliament has been involved in the conclusion of a number of international agreements, including The Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (SWIFT/TFTP) and the Passengers Name Record Agreements (PNR) with the US. This conference will reflect onthe impact the reconfiguration of powers in the Eur...
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22-10-2009
ECLAN (IEE-ULB)

Evidence in Criminal Matters in the EU: Admissibility and Acquisition

Since mutual recognition was enshrined as the cornerstone of judicial cooperation in the EU by the European Council of Tampere in 1999, many binding instruments have been adopted. Most of these instruments deal with the recognition of final decisions, although there are some that deal with the recognition of pre-t...
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