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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters (e-evidence)

On the 17th of April 2018, the Commission issued the much-awaited Proposal for a Regulation on e-evidence. The proposed Regulation introduces binding European Production and Preservation Orders. Both Orders need to be issued or validated by a judicial authority of a Member State, in the frame of a concrete criminal procedure after an individual evaluation of the proportionality and...
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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offences and repealing Council

On the 17th of April 2018, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a Directive laying down measures to facilitate access by competent authorities to financial information and bank account information...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems (police and judicial cooperation, asylum and migration)

Following on from the recommendations of the high-level expert group on information systems and interoperability, the European Commission tabled, in December 2017, the Commission's Proposal for a...
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Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an EES to register data of third country nationals crossing the external borders of the Member States and determining the conditions for access to the EES for law enforcement purposes

Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Entry/Exit System (EES) to register entry and exit data and refusal of entry data of third country nationals crossing the...
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Directive (EU) 2017/2103 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2017 amending Council Framework Decision 2004/757/JHA in order to include new psychoactive substances in the definition of ‘drug’ and repealing Council Decision 2005/387

Council Framework Decision 2004/757/JHA of 25 October 2004 provides a common approach to the fight against illicit drug trafficking. It sets out minimum common rules on the definition of drug...
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Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor's Office ('the EPPO')

On 17 July 2013, the European Commission adopted its legislative proposal for the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The proposal was based on Article 86 TFEU,...
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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/413/JHA

In September 2017, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a Directive on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment. Once adopted, the Directive shall replace the Framework...
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