The European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) is a leading group of independent criminal defence lawyers in the Council of Europe

The ECBA has published a Press Release (click here to access) following the European Commissions' Proposal for Council Regulation on the Establishment of “EPPO” of 17 July 2013.

For the communication (COM(2013) 532 final) from the European Commission click here and for the proposal on the Council Regulation (COM(2013) 534 final) here.

You will also find information on the EC website by following the link http://ec.europa.eu/justice/newsroom/criminal/news/130717_en.htm