Academy of European Law (ERA)

23 Current Events found

Current Events

  • Defence in Future EPPO Proceedings

    Defence in Future EPPO Proceedings

    Trier, Germany

    This seminar will make legal practitioners familiar with the forthcoming European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), which should become fully operational by the end of 2020. Cooperation with the EPPO will become part of the practice of prosecutors, law enforcement and customs officials, judges as well as defence lawyers from all over the EU. Hence, this seminar offers defence lawyers a timely introduction to their forthcoming ...

  • Annual Conference on European Asylum and Migration Law 2019

    Annual Conference on European Asylum and Migration Law 2019

    Trier, Germany

    The aim of this conference is to provide legal practitioners with an update on the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), the efforts undertaken to harmonise standards in EU asylum policy, as well as challenges in the management of migration policy including return and readmission. Recent developments in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights will also be addressed.

  • Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for Intellectual Property Law

    Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for Intellectual Property Law

    Brussels, Belgium

    The rapid and unregulated development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has major repercussions for intellectual property and innovation. The conference will discuss the need for regulation of AI and the application in practice of legal principles in line with the Digital Single Market Strategy and the European intellectual property framework.

  • Detecting and Preventing Fraud Affecting EU Financial Interests

    Detecting and Preventing Fraud Affecting EU Financial Interests

    Barcelona, Spain

    The overall objective of the OLAF Anti-Fraud Strategy is to improve the prevention and detection of fraud, as well as the conditions for its investigation, whilst achieving an adequate level of reparation and deterrence. Private entities, Member States and ultimately the European Union itself face an ever-increasing range of challenges within the financial crime arena. As a result, there is a growing focus on making greater use of ...

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Criminal Justice System

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Criminal Justice System

    Rome, Italy

    The rapid progress of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning raises key questions regarding benefits and risks for the criminal justice system. AI could be used to predict crime and as a criminal intelligence tool. However, software programmes can malfunction and cause serious harm without being considered – as things stand today –  “entities” subject to criminal liability. This seminar is aimed at ...

  • Equal Participation in Society of Persons with Disabilities

    Equal Participation in Society of Persons with Disabilities

    Trier, Germany

    This training will explain how to tackle discrimination against persons with disabilities from different perspectives. Participants will learn about the EU action and legal framework adopted with a view to improving equal participation of persons with disabilities in society.

  • Europe’s Energy Transition

    Europe’s Energy Transition

    Brussels, Belgium

    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time and since energy production accounts for nearly 80% of EU greenhouse gas emissions, effective action on energy production and its use is essential to tackle climate change. This conference will focus on the climate action targets set by the EU to guarantee a transformation towards an energy-efficient and low-carbon economy. The event will address the latest topics in energy ...

  • EU Gender Equality Law

    EU Gender Equality Law

    Lisbon, Portugal

    The seminar will provide participants with an overview of EU gender equality legislation as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the European Union in its large case law on this topic.

  • Restructuring and Insolvency within the EU

    Restructuring and Insolvency within the EU

    Trier, Germany

    This conference organised in cooperation with INSOL Europe Academic Forum aims to meet the requirements of insolvency lawyers to stay informed on the latest developments in jurisprudence and legislation in restructuring and insolvency matters at EU level. It will provide an in-depth analysis of the new Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency of 20 June 2019. On the second conference day, participants will discuss the most recent CJEU case ...

  • Annual Conference on European Patent Law 2019

    Annual Conference on European Patent Law 2019

    Brussels, Belgium

    This annual conference will update patent litigators and attorneys on the ongoing European and EU initiatives in the field of patent law. The focus will be on emerging technologies used as medical therapies or treatment methods on the human being, including genome engineering, biomedical applications of human stem cells and nucleic acid-related inventions.

  • Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

    Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

    Trier, Germany

    The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the two European directives prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin in a number of areas, as well as on disability, age, sexual orientation or religion/belief in employment and occupation.

  • Industrial Emissions Directive

    Industrial Emissions Directive

    Thessaloniki, Germany

    The goal of this two-and-a-half-day workshop is to develop understanding on the key legal aspects of EU law on industrial emissions and to exchange views among judges from various Member States regarding this topic. Emphasis will be given to the presentation and the analysis of the Industrial Emissions Directive as well as the new EU Directive on medium combustion plants. By addressing the issues regarding industrial emissions and their ...

  • Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities

    Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities

    Sofia, Bulgaria

    The training is designed to address the experiences of persons with disabilities in court. Persons with disabilities face significant barriers in judicial proceedings and their specific needs need to be taken into account by the courts. This is particularly true in the case of persons deprived of their legal capacity and obliged to act through an appointed legal guardian.

  • Annual Conference on EU Criminal Justice 2019

    Annual Conference on EU Criminal Justice 2019

    Lisbon, Portugal

    This annual conference will facilitate the exchange of experiences among legal practitioners on current developments and future initiatives in the field of EU criminal justice. This year’s event will touch upon the EPPO, the (proposed) new EU legislation on e-evidence, the (mis)use of cryptocurrencies and crimes in the “digital age”. Highranking representatives of the EU institutions, academics and national experts will ...

  • Annual Conference on European State Aid Law 2019

    Annual Conference on European State Aid Law 2019

    Trier, Germany

    This year’s conference is aimed at providing legal practitioners with a comprehensive update on the most recent developments from the Court of Justice of the EU and the European Commission in the field of EU State aid law. Special attention will be paid to recovery of unlawful and incompatible State aid, enforcement of State aid law by the national courts, State aid in the railway sector and State aid from a local, European and global ...

  • Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2019

    Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2019

    Trier, Germany

    This conference will enable legal practitioners specialising in VAT to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation and jurisprudence in the field.

  • Intensive Legal English Course

    Intensive Legal English Course

    Brussels, Belgium

    This course is designed for speakers of English at an intermediate level or above who have a particular interest in the language of the law.

25 Past Events found

Past Events

  • European Law Protecting our Common Values

    European Law Protecting our Common Values

    Brussels, Belgium

    In the framework of the 30th anniversary of the EU’s Jean Monnet Programme, of which it is a beneficiary, ERA is organising a high-level conference to discuss the protection of European values by European law. After a thorough analysis of the concept of “European values”, successive panels will take a closer look at how European law defends these values against both external and internal threats, and will address the ...

  • Posting of Workers in the EU

    Posting of Workers in the EU

    Trier, Germany

    This seminar will provide participants with the necessary guidance on the EU rules applicable to posted workers - both the labour law and the social security law aspects. It will offer an analysis of the recent developments and it will offer the opportunity to discuss current challenges and practical issues at stake.

  • Advanced Training in EU Law for Court Coordinators

    Advanced Training in EU Law for Court Coordinators

    Trier, Germany

    The aim of this seminar is to bring together court coordinators in EU law in order to exchange best practice. The latest developments concerning areas of EU law of particular importance for national judges will also be presented.

  • Annual Conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU 2019

    Annual Conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU 2019

    Trier, Germany

    This annual conference will present the European Union’s and Member States’ responses to dealing with returning terrorist foreign fighters. At the heart of the conference will be the judicial and law enforcement actions of relevant EU agencies and Member States’ authorities in detecting, prosecuting, imprisoning foreign fighters and assisting with their reintegration into society after release.

  • Annual Conference on European Company Law and Corporate Governance 2019

    Annual Conference on European Company Law and Corporate Governance 2019

    Trier, Germany

    The aim of this year’s annual conference is to update legal practitioners on the latest trends and current issues in European company law. The focus will be on the recently adopted EU company law package, EU policy developments on corporate governance, jurisprudence of the CJEU and the anticipated impact of Brexit on European company law.

  • Annual Conference on European Consumer Law 2019

    Annual Conference on European Consumer Law 2019

    Trier, Germany

    This conference will bring consumer law practitioners up-to-date by providing an overview of the latest policy developments, legislative initiatives and case law in this field.

  • Recent Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights in Taxation Matters

    Recent Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights in Taxation Matters

    Strasbourg, France

    This seminar will provide participants with a detailed understanding of landmark and recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) related to taxation matters. It will explain how legal practitioners can make best use of this case law in their day-to-day practice and how to submit a case to the Strasbourg Court.

  • Litigating European Union Law

    Litigating European Union Law

    Trier/Luxembourg, Germany

    The training will focus on proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and will enable the participants to apply properly their knowledge of substantive EU law before the EU courts.

  • Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings

    Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings

    Zagreb, Croatia

    The main objective of this seminar is to train EU legal practitioners on the fundamentals of computer forensics enabling them to gain an overview of the complex challenges related to criminal cases with tech/internet components. This event will address online investigations with particular focus on searches on websites and social media platforms.

  • Annual Conference on EU Border Management 2019

    Annual Conference on EU Border Management 2019

    Trier, Germany

    This conference will debate the latest developments and challenges in the EU’s internal and external border management. It will analyse the latest proposals and reforms on the functioning and operation of EU border management systems, as well the planned enhancements of Frontex’ role and responsibilities through a revision of the Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard, with a focus on cooperation with third countries. A ...

  • Intensive Legal English Course

    Intensive Legal English Course

    Brussels, Belgium

    This course is designed for speakers of English at an intermediate level or above who have a particular interest in the language of the law.

  • Investigating Web 2.0

    Investigating Web 2.0

    Madrid, Spain

    As result of online investigations, almost all criminal courts are confronted with the question of whether or not electronic evidence presented in criminal proceedings is admissible. Rules governing the admissibility of electronic evidence vary in the legal framework of different Member States and are continuously challenged by the evolution of technological devices such as computers, mobile phones and digital cameras. This seminar aims at ...

  • How to Handle Court Proceedings

    How to Handle Court Proceedings

    Trier, Germany

    The goal of this two-and-a-half-day workshop is to develop understanding on the key legal aspects of EU law on industrial emissions and to exchange views among judges from various Member States regarding this topic. Emphasis will be given to the presentation and the analysis of the Industrial Emissions Directive as well as the new EU Directive on medium combustion plants. By addressing the issues regarding industrial emissions and their ...

  • Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

    Applying EU Anti-Discrimination Law

    Brussels, Belgium

    The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the two European directives prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin in a number of areas, as well as on disability, age, sexual orientation or religion/belief in employment and occupation.

  • Career Issues in EU Civil Service Law

    Career Issues in EU Civil Service Law

    Brussels, Belgium

    This seminar will focus on selected questions of EU civil service law concerning the career of an EU staff member. Several challenges related to litigation will also be addressed.

  • Paradise Lost? Policing in the Age of Data Protection

    Paradise Lost? Policing in the Age of Data Protection

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    The aim of this conference is to explore the practical implementation of EU data protection rules within the law enforcement sector and highlight some of the challenges that data protection experts face in light of developments in policing, society as a whole, and a rapidly changing criminal environment. The conference will bring together internationally renowned practitioners from law enforcement and security authorities with privacy ...

  • EU Gender Equality Law

    EU Gender Equality Law

    Prague, Czech Republic

    The seminar will provide participants with an overview of EU gender equality legislation as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the European Union in its large case law on this topic.

  • Legal Capacity of Persons with Disabilities

    Legal Capacity of Persons with Disabilities

    Trier, Germany

    This training will give the participants an in-depth and concrete insight into the right to equal recognition before the law under Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and the UNCRPD Committee’s General Comment no. 1, as well as the safeguards and standards it entails.

  • Summer Course on European Data Protection Law

    Summer Course on European Data Protection Law

    Trier, Germany

    The aim of this summer course is to give participants all the necessary tools for successful implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in their daily practice. It will provide them with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of European data protection law through interactive study of both relevant legislation and case law. The course will combine presentations and practical workshop activities, all led by high-level ...

  • Summer Course on European Public Procurement Law

    Summer Course on European Public Procurement Law

    Trier, Germany

    This course will provide a thorough introduction to EU public procurement law.