This seminar will address the current European landscape in relation to the freezing, confiscation and recovery of assets and focus on Directive 2014/42/EU and the state of play in relation to its provisions and first experiences half a year since its transposition. It will also highlight recent national experiences, how to enhance cross-border cooperation in such cases, as well as the role and responsibilities of the private sector in this area. In view of recent developments, intended actions to strengthen the tracking and freezing of terrorist financing will also be looked at.
- Recent EU policy on freezing, confiscation and recovery of criminal assets
- State of play and use of Directive 2014/42/EU’s provisions and tools since transposition
- Major international, European and national initiatives in the freezing, confiscation and recovery of assets
- Best practice for more effective administrative and judicial freezing, confiscation and asset recovery in EU Member States
- Legal challenges and the involvement of the private sector
- Intended actions to enhance the tracking and freezing of terrorist financing