In February 2013, the Commission published its new proposal on a Financial Transaction Tax to be implemented by 11 Member States through enhanced cooperation.
The Law Society is participating in the St Petersburg International Legal Forum on 15-18 May. This forum represents an excellent opportunity to showcase the strength of legal services in England & Wales to an international audience.
On 29 November 2012, the Law Society of England and Wales held an event on the future direction of EU criminal justice, focussing on the forthcoming decision for the UK on whether or not to exercise its opt-out of EU criminal justice and policing measures concluded prior to the Lisbon Treaty.
On 6 September the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down its ruling in Case C-422/11 P Prezes UKE.