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5 June 2019

Edward Grange comments on the German public prosecutor’s use of European arrest warrants

The European Court of Justice has found that the procedures that German public prosecutor’s offices use to issue European arrest warrants do not meet European standards, a decision that invalidates all EAWs issued by German public prosecutors.

Commenting on this development in the Global Investigations Review, Partner Edward Grange states: “The decision of the CJEU will now result in the courts of executing member states having to conduct an assessment into the independence of the public prosecutor’s office in that particular jurisdiction.”

Read the full article in Global Investigations Review, behind a paywall, here.

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