To strengthen the fight against organised crime by enhancing the ability of financial investigators and asset recovery specialists to seize, freeze, confiscate and manage assets of organised crime groups.
General Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:
1. Compare national practices of identifying, tracing and confiscating proceeds of crime
2. Analyse the legislative framework and the practice concerning the administration/management of seized and confiscated assets in the EU countries
3. Describe the tools for domestic and international cooperation (AROs, AMOs or CARIN)
4. Describe recent evolutions of the legal framework in the field and the impact on investigations (e.g. discussions revolving around centralized bank account registers, reshuffling of directives on freezing and confiscation, non-conviction based confiscation)
5. Assess the opportunities offered by open sources intelligence
6. Review the impact of emerging technologies to asset recovery (e.g. cryptocurrencies,new payment methods, Hawala or other similar services providers) and the discuss law enforcement response.
EJTN – Judges and Prosecutors dealing with serious crimes, organized crime, corruption and involved in asset recovery
All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution.
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.
Terms and conditions of participation
Frequently Asked Questions
Number of participants:
10 - 12 judges and prosecutors funded by the EJTN
Deadline for applications:
11 June 2021