Godin Associés law firm will be organizing a seminar on “Customs Investigations Law” on 18 December 2014 at La Maison du Barreau in Paris.
Date: 18 December 2014, 9am to 1pm
Venue: Maison du Barreau, Hôtel de Harlay, 2 rue de Harlay – Paris
Speakers: Thierry Fossier, Judge at the Cour de Cassation, will be moderating the debate.
Jean-Luc Albert, Professor of Public Law at the University of Auvergne, and author of Customs Service and Customs Law [PUF, coll. Questions judiciaires 2013], will be discussing whether Customs Law has shifted towards becoming more safety-oriented.
Philippe De Baere, lawyer and member of the Brussels Bar, Van Bael & Baelis, François Citron, Stéphane Le Roy and Vincent Courcelle-Labrousse, lawyers and members of the Paris Bar, will be sharing their views on the following topics:
- The strengthening of customs authorities’ investigative powers under the French Customs Code;
- The cooperation between Member States’ customs authorities in the European Union and their collaboration with the European Commission;
- Investigations led by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and European Commission;
- The judicial customs service: a judicial police or another form of customs authority?
- Are Customs becoming more safety-oriented?
- Rights of the defence in customs investigations;
- Time bars to prosecuting customs offences.
To register, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org