The European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) is an association of independent specialist defence lawyers. This spring, ECBA is hosting its spring conference in Riga on 23 April with the support of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
The Conference will open with a presentation by Valentyn Gvozdyi, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Criminal Bar Association, on the Ukraine war and the International Criminal Court, followed by keynote speeches from Aigars Strupišs, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Latvia; and Jānis Rozenbergs, President of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates.
Our counsel Dr iur Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte will participate in the panel devoted to confiscation and seizure of assets during criminal proceedings. She will speak about the burden of proof in Latvian criminal law during proceedings related to the confiscation of proceeds of crime.