Dec 22 2016

The European Commission simplifies confiscation of illegal assets

The European Commission has adopted a package of measures to strengthen the EU’s capacity to fight the financing of terrorism, organised crime and money laundering.  In 2015 three chapters of Transparency International – in Bulgaria, Romania and Italy proposed recommendations for improvement of the current EU legal framework […]

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The Project

The project “Enhancing Integrity and Effectiveness of Illegal Asset Confiscation – European Approaches” is a 24-month initiative of Transparency International – Bulgaria launched in the beginning of June 2013. The project receives financial support from the “Prevention of and Fight against Crime” programme carried out by DG Home […]

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The project aims to provide for two major lines of action – 1) legal and sociological research and 2) independent civil monitoring – to support the effectiveness, accountability and transparency […]

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The independent civil monitoring is a tool for effective public control over assets confiscation procedures in three EU Member States – Bulgaria, Romania and Italy. The monitoring provided for objective assessment of the level in which the work of confiscation bodies is based on the principles of transparency, efficiency, integrity and accountability. In the course of the monitoring […]

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