Council has given mandate to the Commission to negotiate agreements for handling e-evidence in criminal matters

As reported: “The Council adopted today two mandates authorising the Commission to negotiate on behalf of EU an agreement with the US facilitating access to e-evidence for the purpose of judicial cooperation in criminal matters and to participate in the negotiations in the Council of Europe on a second additional protocol to the Cybercrime Convention, respectively.”

Ana Birchall “Minister of Justice”noted that criminal do not stop at EU border and they continue using modern technologies.

The EU-US agreement will allow both authorities to cooperate in allowing sharing of evidence while respecting rights of relevant citizens.

By means of the the mandate the negotiation the EU Commission will start negotiations with the US shortly.



Jaime Prieto

Mr. Jaime Prieto is a lawyer experienced in Financial Crime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing having extensive professional experience in both public and private sectors. Mr. Prieto has been a Head of Compliance in the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean for banks, trust companies, asset managers, Big Four audit and advisory firms, RegTechs, government agencies and other types of financial professionals. In addition to his experience, he has been legal and educational chair in several compliance and sectorial organisations and performed as a teacher and speaker for a number of organisations and in several local and international forums. Furthermore, Mr. Prieto is an experienced Money Laundering Reporting Officer anda Data Protection officer with additional experience in risk management.
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