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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 Decision 2001/413/JHA. As submitted by the Commission, the proposal has three specific objectives: 1. Ensure that a clear, robust and technology neutral policy/legal framework is in place. 2....
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Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2017 on the fight against fraud to the Union's financial interests by means of criminal law

The proposal for a Directive on the fight against fraud to the Union’s financial interests by means of criminal law (the "PIF Directive") was submitted by the Commission in July 2012 and finally...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice, and amending Regulation (EC) 1987/2006 and Council Decisi

In June 2017, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a new Regulation on eu-LISA, which shall thus replace Regulation (EU) 1077/2011. As stated by the Commission in the Explanatory Memorandum,...
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Council Decision (EU) 2017/865 of 11 May 2017 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence with regard to matters related to judicial cooperat

With this Decision, which does not apply to Denmark only, the Council has formally authorised the signing, on behalf of the EU, of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating...
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Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA and amending Council Decision 2005/671/JHA

The attacks carried out on European soil since 2014 called for further EU action. Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA already criminalised certain terrorist acts. However, it did not explicitly...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders

In December 2016, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a Regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders, pursuant to Article 82(1) TFEU. Once adopted, the Regulation...
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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on countering money laundering by criminal law

In December 2016, the Commission tabled a Proposal for a new Directive on countering money laundering by means of criminal law, pursuant to Article 83(1) TFEU. Once adopted, it shall replace the...
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