Competences of the EPPO and Cooperation with National Authorities,

Date: 16 to 17-05-2019

Location: London

Languages: English

Organiser: ERA, Academy of European Law


Type: European Criminal Law


This seminar aims to make prosecutors familiar with the forthcoming European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), which will become fully operational by the end of 2020.
It will focus on the competences of the EPPO and its cooperation with national authorities bound by the EPPO Regulation. At the heart of the training will be workshops dealing with relevant case studies.

Key topics

  • Case studies on the structure, status and material, territorial, and personal competences of the EPPO
  • Case studies on the application of the PIF Directive and particularities regarding its implementation in the EU Member States
  • Case studies on the cooperation with the EPPO in investigations
  • Case studies on the termination of investigations and prosecution before national courts, admissibility of evidence, rules on dismissal and transfer of proceedings
  • Cooperation with non-participating EU Member States, third states, OLAF and Eurojust
  • Judicial review by national courts and the CJEU