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represented by Director Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Sieber
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Editor in Chief: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Sieber

Editorial Board: Alexandra Jour-Schröder, Chef d’unité, Commission Européenne Belgique; Francesco De Angelis, Directeur Général Honoraire, Commission Européenne Belgique; Prof. Dr. Katalin Ligeti, Université du Luxembourg; Lorenzo Salazar, Ministero della Giustizia, Italia; Prof. Rosaria Sicurella, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italia; Thomas Wahl, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg

Managing Editor: Thomas Wahl, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg

Editors: Dr. András Csúri, University of Vienna (APART); Cornelia Riehle, ERA, Trier

Language Consultant: Indira Tie, Certified Translator, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg

Typeset: Ines Hofmann, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg

Produced in Cooperation with: Vereinigung für Europäisches Strafrecht e.V., Wuerzburg (represented by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Sieber)

The publication is co-financed by the European Commission, European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Brussels

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