Presentation of a new report on fisheries infringements and imposed sanctions, February 2014

cover photoOn 11 February 2013, Mike Beke (Blomeyer & Sanz) presented in the European Parliament the findings of the briefing note “the Common Fisheries Policy – Infringement Procedures and Imposed Sanctions throughout the European Union”. The study identifies potential risks in the ways different Member States follow-up on infringements, thus undermining compliance of CFP rules. Therefore, Member States are recommended to enhance cooperation on inspecting fisheries and sanctioning infringements, ensuring an effective system for following-up and imposing deterrent sanctions to avoid recidivism.
The full report can be found here. The presentation can be found here.