EPPO regulation in Romania: a new chapter in criminal investigations of fraud with EU funds | Muşat & Asociaţii

Legal Briefing

This article highlights the essential role that the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) will play in criminal investigations aimed at preventing and sanctioning individuals and/or legal entities who perpetrate crimes against the financial interests of the European Union (EU), as well as the competence of the European prosecutors delegated to perform criminal investigation activities in …

US authorities set an aggressive white-collar enforcement agenda after historic lull | Schulte Roth & Zabel

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In the United States, the Department of Justice (DoJ), including the regional US Attorney Offices, have federal criminal enforcement authority. Certain state regulators including District Attorneys and Attorneys General have criminal authority for state-level offences. There are several federal regulatory agencies who are very active in regulating the financial services arena, but who are limited …

Canada’s evolving response to fraud and white-collar crime | Baker McKenzie

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As in most jurisdictions the pandemic has caused widespread disruption in Canada. The historic level of disruption has expedited reliance on technology and e-commerce across all sectors, setting the stage for a perfect storm when it comes to fraud and white-collar crime risks. Canada has long been considered a nation soft on white-collar crime, with …

Red alert on crypto advertising | DAC Beachcroft


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Crypto currencies have been around since 2009, with Bitcoin believed to be the first ever created. It is now thought that about 5% of the UK population (Broker Chooser) have a crypto currency asset, the highest level of investment in Europe.

On the property litigation horizon | Mishcon de Reya

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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a seismic impact on the real estate sector. As the pandemic enters its third year, real estate litigation specialists continue to grapple with an ever-changing legal landscape.

Hot topic in future real estate investments: Romania’s assistance plan for market sectors | Muşat & Asociaţii

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In its assessment on recovery and resilience plans, the European Commission allocated to Romania a pre-financing instalment amounting to €1.85bn for implementing its National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) that has to comply with the criteria set out by the Commission. The Romanian government and the competent authorities are keen to ensure the timely implementation …

Real estate and construction disputes in Russia | Sirota & Partners

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Real estate (and especially land) has traditionally been viewed in Russia as a special asset which significantly implicates the public interest. Therefore, real estate issues are subject to limitations both with respect of choice of law as well as choice of forum.