The European Investigation Order in Practice - CR/2019/12

Start Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Category: EU Criminal Law, Criminal Law Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Criminal Law European Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law European Criminal Law
Venue: Madrid-Spain
Language(s): English
Training level: Introductory, Advanced
Type EJTN-funded activities

  

APPLICATION PROCEDURES ARE HANDLED BY EJTN'S MEMBER ORGANISATIONS 

TRAINING CONTENT AND TARGET AUDIENCE

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Aim

To provide a better understanding of the current landscape of EU cross- border gathering of evidence (Mutual Legal Assistance and Mutual Recognition) and the perspectives and challenges offered by the Directive on the European Investigation Order.

To advise on what relates those main changes with the EIO Directive in order to raise awareness among practitioners on practical questions that may arise regarding rights and obligations of the issuing and executing Member State.

How to facilitate the use of the EIO in practice when asking for some investigative measures in another Member State (examples and standard form) as well as the roles of EUROJUST and EJN.

  Description

 The seminar will give the opportunity to the practitioners to have an in-depth knowledge on the Directive on the European Investigation Order (EIO) and reflect on legal and practical implications in cross-border investigations: which changes with the EIO and national challenges in the implementation of the Directive.

The seminar, through key notes and study cases, also intends to provide participants with a forum of discussions to raise those questions which can help them in daily praxis on how to solve problems in cross-border investigations as issuing / executing judicial authority and highlight differences and common approaches in gathering, obtaining and use of evidence in view of its admissibility abroad. Within this context, participants will be aware of the current legal landscape of EU cross border evidence and different regimes for the obtaining of evidence based upon Mutual Legal Assistance and Mutual Recognition Principle.

Exchange best practices and experience about how differences can stop EU cross-border investigations or how practitioners could achieve a successful prosecution will be will be at the core of the seminar.

Expected learning outcomes

To provide participants with knowledge on the Directive on the European Investigation Order (EIO) and to make them to reflect on legal and practical implications in cross-border investigations: which changes with the EIO and national challenges in the implementation of the Directive

To make participants aware of the current legal landscape of EU cross border evidence and different regimes for the obtaining of evidence based upon Mutual Legal Assistance and Mutual Recognition Principle.

  Methodology and format

Learning by doing approach:

- Plenary sessions, national breakout sessions, workshops in international groups, de-briefings in plenary;
- Case-scenario and group’s work

Target audience

Judges and prosecutors from Austria, Italy, Greece, Finland, Poland, Malta, Sweden and the Netherlands. Preferably prosecutors and criminal judges involved/ or with some knowledge in judicial cooperation in criminal matters or cross-border casess


 

Application Process: 

All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution

Participation:

Upon invitation by EJTN, participants register via EJTN online  platform to which they receive access.
After the event, reimbursement is processed via EJTN online platform.

Useful documents:

Terms and conditions of participation

Frequently Asked Questions

Number of places:

40 (5 per country)

Judges and prosecutors from Austria, Italy, Greece, Finland, Poland, Malta, Sweden and the Netherlands

Deadline for applications

15  July 2019

PROGRAMME AND DOCUMENTATION

 

CONTACT(S)


Training materials


 

EJTN Secretariat:

Mónica Martí García
mailto:monica.marti@ejtn.eu

Alina Secrieru

Alina.Secrieru@ejtn.eu