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EPPO – A change in the Belgian settlement practice?

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Camille Leroy

Senior Associate

Brussels

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Basil Saen

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09 June 2022

The European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) has been operating for one year now. Its track record is impressive: it has initiated almost 1000 investigations, and has already secured its first convictions. It is however still unclear which practice will be adopted with regard to criminal settlements in EPPO investigations. There are reasons to believe that less settlements will be concluded in such investigations, which may come at a cost.

This is the second article in a series addressing the EPPO. Read our first article, EPPO - Right out of the starting blocks, for more information.

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