Enhancing Integrity and Effectiveness of Illegal Asset Confiscation - European Approaches
Transparency International – Bulgaria will host a roundtable discussion “Forfeiture of Illegal Assets: European Perspectives in the Combat against Serious Crime”.
The roundtable will be held on the March 31, 2015 from 15.00 h at the Conference hall of the House of Europe, 124 “G. S. Rakovski” str., Sofia, Bulgaria.
Mr. Ognyan Zlatev, Head of the European Commission Representation Office to Bulgaria and Mr. Plamen Georgiev, President of the Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture shall open the event. Among speakers will be Assoc. prof. Antoniy Galabov, Ms. Diana Kovatcheva, MBE, former Minister of Justice of Bulgaria and Mr. Krum Zarkov.
During the event a Comparative Report and a Policy Paper elaborated by researchers’ teams of the national chapters of Transparency International in Bulgaria, Italy and Romania will be presented before Bulgarian audience.
Last week both documents were presented in Brussels, Belgium before representatives of European Commission, members of the European Parliament, experts and NGOs at a conference on the confiscation/forfeiture of criminal and illegal assets as a tool to combat serious crime.