Directive 2008/99/EC on the protection of the environment through criminal law, OJ L328 of 6 December 2008, p. 28.
Directive 2008/123 on ship-source pollution and on the introduction of penalties for infringements, OJ L280 27 October 2009, p. 52.
Framework Decision 2002/80/JHA of 27 January 2003 on the protection of the environment through criminal law, OJ L29/55 of 3 February 2003.
Proposal by the Kingdom of Denmark for a framework decision on environmental crime, OJ 39/4 of 11 February 2000.
Prof. Dr. Michael G. Faure (LL.M.) became academic director of the Maastricht European institute for transnational legal research (METRO) and professor of Comparative and International Environmental Law at the law faculty of Maastricht University in September 1991. He still holds both positions today. In addition, he is academic director of the Ius Commune Research School and member of the board of directors of Ectil. Since the first of February 2008, he is half time professor of comparative private law and economics at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (RILE) of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and academic director of the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) programme. Since 1982 he is equally attorney at the Antwerp Bar. He publishes in the areas of environmental (criminal) law, tort and insurance and economic analysis of (accident) law.