The second consortium meeting of the “EVIDENCE2e-CODEX Linking EVIDENCE into e-CODEX for EIO and MLA procedures in Europe” Project was held in Vienna, Austria, on 28 June 2018.

The project started in February 2018 pursuing five main objectives:

To create a legally valid instrument for the exchange of digital evidence related to MLA and EIO procedures over e-CODEX;

To provide the legal and technical communities involved with ‘ready to use’ information on EIO, digital evidence and e-CODEX;

To develop a ‘true to life’ example of how electronic evidence can be shared over e-CODEX in a secure and standardized way to support MLA and EIO cases;

To develop a theoretical approach for ‘large file handling’ if possible followed by a specification for the practical implementation, as digital evidence could come in ‘large size’;

To develop and work towards the implementation of an Action Plan and Guidelines for EU-wide implementation of the ‘true to life’ example.

During the June meeting, project partners discussed the current state of project implementation and the challenges to be overcome within the next couple of months under each work package. Special sessions were dedicated to project public events and liaising with other projects working in the field.

Guests to the meetings were members of the Electronic Xchange of e-Evidences with e-CODEX (EXEC) and representatives of EC, DG Justice and Consumers.