Romania summons Kövesi in court in attempt to thwart her designation

By |marec 1st, 2019|corruption, DNA, EPPO, EU chief prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, Romania, Romanian Presidency|

Romanian magistrate Laura Codruța Kövesi, a hot favourite to become the EU's first-ever top prosecutor, is due to appear in court in Bucharest next week over allegations of corruption, media reports said Thursday (28 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania summons Kövesi in court in attempt to thwart her designation

Romania’s Kovesi in pole position for European Chief Prosecutor

By |februar 6th, 2019|corruption, DNA, EPPO, European Prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, PSD, Romania, Tudorel Toader, USR|

Laura Codruţa Kövesi, the former chief prosecutor of Romania’s anti-corruption agency (DNA), is ranked first among three candidates shortlisted for the position of the first-ever chief prosecutor of the European Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania’s Kovesi in pole position for European Chief Prosecutor

Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors targeted by new work requirements

By |oktober 17th, 2018|corruption, DNA, justice reform, Klaus Iohannis, News, Romania, rule of law, Tudorel Toader|

Romanian prosecutors said they feared for their jobs and the rule of law after a new government ordinance increasing the years of professional experience required of them was published Tuesday (16 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors targeted by new work requirements

Romanian judicial watchdog rejects bid to dismiss anti-graft chief

By |februar 28th, 2018|Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, DNA, judicial reform, Klaus Iohannis, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, Romania, Tudorel Toader|

Romania’s judicial watchdog rejected yesterday (27 February) an application by the justice minister to sack the country's main anti-corruption prosecutor, bolstering her case days after protesters massed in the streets to support her work.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romanian judicial watchdog rejects bid to dismiss anti-graft chief

Romanian minister calls for prosecutor’s sacking, graft crackdown under threat

By |februar 23rd, 2018|corruption, CVM, DNA, judicial reform, Klaus Iohannis, Laura Kovesi, News, protests, PSD, Romania, Tudorel Toader|

Romania's Justice Minister called on Thursday for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor to be dismissed for "excess of authority", triggering street protests and potentially destabilising a crackdown on graft.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romanian minister calls for prosecutor’s sacking, graft crackdown under threat