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Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union Law

Whistleblowers are individuals who, after coming across information that presents a threat or harm to the public interest in the course of their work environment, report it either within the organisation concerned or to an outside authority, or disclose it to the public. Fear of retaliation, however, often discourages individuals from reporting wrongdoing – which is why it is important that...
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Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 laying down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offences and repealing Counci

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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Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 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 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA, as regards the exchange of information on third-country nationals and as regards the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS), and replac

On 17 April 2019, the European Parliament and the Council adopted a directive amending Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA, as regards the exchange of information on third-country nationals...
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Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 November 2018 on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters

On 28 November 2018, the European Parliament and the Council adopted a Regulation on the establishment, operation and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the field of police...
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Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust), and replacing and repealing Council Decision 2002/187/JHA

The amended regulation reforms Eurojust’s functioning and structure to improve its operational effectiveness, update its data protection framework and increase its transparency and democratic...
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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)

The establishing Regulation of the European Agency in charge of the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice, (referred to as eu-LISA) was...
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