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«Future European cooperation in the field of criminal justice»

In the framework of the forthcoming Communication of the European Commission on the future of Eurojust and the European Judicial Network, as well as the envisaged follow-up under the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, Eurojust organised a seminar with the support of the Portuguese Presidency.

This seminar took place on 29 and 30 October 2007 in Lisbon.

Eurojust - European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit - is a body of the European Union, whose objective is the cooperation in criminal matters among national authorities within the European Union.

Franco Frattini, Vice-President of the European Commission, Michael Kennedy, Eurojust President, Pinto Monteiro, Attorney General and several experts on judicial cooperation from all Member States attended this event.


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9th Yearly Session of the International Summit on Transnational Crime

The 9th Yearly Session of the International Summit on Transnational Crime took place in the Principality of Monaco from October 24 to 27, 2007.

This event induces a genuine level of synergies among the participants. For 9 years now, it has been gathering:
- Business leaders from all fields, more especially bank, finance, industry and commerce
- Consultants, lawyers, accountants and tax advisers
- Heads of State and Government
- Specialised Ministers : Finance, Economy, Justice, Interior
- Speakers and Members of Parliament
- Governors of Central Banks
- Judges
- Representatives of International Organisations
- Specialised bodies and administrations dedicated to the prevention and prosecution of crime and related activities
- Academics and Journalists

This Summit focused with concerns that are essential today for the credibility of any company doing business across national borders. Transnational crime is a defining issue of the 21st century for political and business decision makers. Among the major themes addressed this year :
- The impact of the European Enlargement on Transnational Crime
- The Development of violence and crime in the suburbs
- The new development of counterfeiting in industrial spare parts and pharmaceutical industry
- Bringing compliance to the new Economies – Are certain offences inevitable in the new Economies ?
- The Impact of the Corruption of Official Authorities on Foreign Investment
- Piracy in the film and music Industries : overview of the new technologies; promoting a new response to piracy; piracy and information technology


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Applying Effective Strategies for Ensuring Regulatory Compliance and Maximizing Income

World Research Group’s Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud Prevention upcoming conference concentrates on effective tools and strategies for maximizing organizational profits and optimizing AML resources

The event will take place on 13 and 14 November 2007 at Arlington, VA (USA)


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