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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, introduced by the Lisbon Treaty, which allows the creation of such an office through a special legislative procedure. This requires unanimity in the Council and the consent of the European Parliament....
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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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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 (eu-LISA)

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 protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices...
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