Papers

Guide on Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights

This guide is part of the series of Case-Law Guides published by the European Court of Human Rights (hereafter “the Court”, “the European Court” or “the Strasbourg Court”) to inform legal practitioners about the fundamental judgments and decisions delivered by the Strasbourg Court. This particular guide analyses and sums up the case-law on the criminal limb of Article 6[...]

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ECCD publishes a paper on the use of non-conviction based seizure and confiscation

Over the past thirty years, confiscation has been used as a tool to combat transnational crime, stripping away the rewards from those who engage in such nefarious activities. Fundamentally, the approach is directed at reducing criminal capital that could fuel further criminal activity, removing the incentive to commit further crime and ensuring that “crime doesn’t pay”.[...]

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Disposal of confiscation assets in the EU member states

This report was prepared in the context of the Study RECAST – REuse of Confiscated Assets for social purposes: towards Common EU standards. The Study was awarded to the University of Palermo – Department of European Studies and International Integration (Coordinator: Giovanni Fiandaca, Professor of criminal law) by the European Commission, DG Home Affairs, under the 2010 ISEC[...]

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How Far Is Too Far? Theorising Non-Conviction-Based Asset Forfeiture

by Jennifer Hendry and Colin King

Non-conviction-based (NCB) asset forfeiture is a relatively recent addition to law enforcement's armoury in the fight against organised crime in the UK. It allows for criminal assets to be forfeited to the State even in the absence of[...]

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Asset Freezing at the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights: Lessons for the International Criminal Court, the United Nations Security Council and States

Daley J BirkettAuthor NotesHuman Rights Law Review,

This article examines the human rights implications of the asset freezing processes available to the International Criminal Court and the United Nations Security Council. It does so through the lens of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, from whose[...]

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La «confiscation anti-mafia» et le sort des biens confisqués en Italie

par Francesco MENDITTO, procureur de la République près le Tribunal de Lanciano, ex Président d’un collège de la Section mesures de prévention du Tribunal de Naples, auteur de plusieurs ouvrages : « Codice antimafia » (ed. Giuridiche Simone), « Le misure di prevenzione personali e patrimoniali » (ed. Giuffré).

Texte traduit de l’italien par Madame Averso[...]

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La Confiscation est-elle (enfin) une peine comme les autres?

Par Matthieu Hy, Avocat

Souvent reléguée au rang de voiture-balai des décisions pénales, peu ou mal motivée, parfois prononcée indistinctement à l’égard de l’ensemble des condamnés, la confiscation est pourtant une peine. Un arrêt rendu par la chambre criminelle de la Cour de cassation le 16 janvier 2019 (n°17-86581) fournit une occasion de rappeler cette[...]

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Confiscation and fundamental rights across criminaland no-criminal domains
DI MICHELE SIMONATO, RESEARCHER AT THE UTRECHT CENTRE FOR REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT IN EUROPE (RENFORCE), UTRECHT UNIVERSITY, UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS

Abstract Confiscation is one important component of contemporary policies against serious crimes. International organisations are increasingly encouraging national legislators to introduce more effective and incisive tools to deprive[...]

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