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Campaigners warn Serious Fraud Office against use of 'controversial' deferred prosecution agreements

The use of deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) on companies in the UK that have admitted to fraud or corruption offences should be limited to those cases in which there is a "very strong, public interest argument" against prosecution, according to three... 26 Jun 2015

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Enforcement bodies more likely to exclude employee lawyers from witness interviews after recent decision

FOCUS: Companies under regulatory investigation will have to consider whether to instruct additional law firms to represent individual employees asked to attend an interview with a law enforcement agency following a recent High Court decision. 05 Jun 2015

First deferred prosecution agreement imminent, says SFO, as it confirms letters sent to corporate offenders

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is working on agreeing the first deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) with companies that have pleaded guilty to corporate wrongdoing, the prosecutor's joint head of bribery and corruption has confirmed. 28 May 2015

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