This week, the first company in Estonian business history was created in the Company Registration Portal with a Finnish ID card, without the founders of the company having had to leave their desks to get the company officially registered in Estonia.
Top-level specialists of the Cyber-Crime Prevention Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conducted a high-level conference about the technical investigation of cyber-crime in Tallinn, in cooperation with the Estonian Ministry of Justice and the Estonian Forensic Science Institute (EKEI).
Today, a convoy of the Prison Service brought Milan Martić into the country. Milan Martić was the last president of the unrecognised Republic of Serbian Krajina, convicted with a judgement of the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia.
On the 12th of January, a summary of crime statistics 2009 was introduced at the Ministry of Justice according to which the number of criminal offences registered in Estonia has decreased by 5.1 percent.
A World Record was made by the fastest establishing of an enterprise via Internet, using the e-Commercial Register Company Registration Portal of the Centre of Registries and Information Systems of the Estonian Ministry of Justice.
Cross-border digital signature and Digital Land Register that have been developed in the Centre of Registers and Information Systems of the Ministry of Justice reached the final of the European eGovernment Awards.
The Minister of Justice of Estonia, Rein Lang participated in a high-level cyber security conference in the USA and met with Louis Grever, the Executive Assistant Director of the FBI and with Eric Holder, a colleague in the USA.
According to Rein Lang, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Estonia, the re-election of Prosecutor Raivo Sepp to the office of Vice President of Eurojust shows that Estonia is recognised as a good co-operation partner in proceedings of criminal cases with international dimension.
Today will begin the preparations for the high-level law congress to be held in Estonia and for this purpose the Steering Committee of FIDE, the International Federation for European Law, will assemble on Friday in Tallinn under the leadership of dr iur Julia Laffranque.
The Estonian Minister of Justice Kristen Michal commended the Estonian Public Prosecutor’s Office, the police and the Estonian Forensic Science Institute for successfully carrying out an international operation that led to the arrest of persons suspected of widespread money laundering.
The e-annual reporting environment, created by the Estonian Centre of Registers and Information Systems for entrepreneurs to enable filing annual reports electronically, was voted the best solution of its category from among more than 460 projects at the global e-solution contest World Summit Award 2011.