Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 26 June 2007.
Ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone and Others v Conseil des ministres.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Cour d'arbitrage, now the Cour constitutionnelle - Belgium.
Directive 91/308/EEC - Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering - Obligation on lawyers to inform the competent authorities of any fact which could be an indication of money laundering - Right to a fair trial - Professional secrecy and the independence of lawyers.
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