This seminar will analyse the current European framework for the freezing, confiscation and recovery of assets, focusing on the changes being implemented since the adoption of Directive 2014/42/EU. It will also highlight recent national challenges and actions to address these issues, including the recently adopted changes to freezing terrorist assets and the moves towards greater cross-border mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders.
Progress on the adoption of the standards introduced by Directive 2014/42/EU
EU policy on freezing, confiscation and recovery of criminal assets
Major international, European and national initiatives
Best administrative and judicial practice in EU Member States
Planned actions to enhance the tracking and freezing of terrorist financing
Actions to enhance cross-border mutual legal recognition of freezing and confiscation orders
Who should attend?
Judges, prosecutors, government officials, in-house counsel, lawyers in private practice and other stakeholders.