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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

Infrastructure and energy firms focus of recent bribery prosecutions and convictions, says expert

A recent run of bribery enforcement actions in Scotland and England is a "timely reminder" to energy and infrastructure companies in particular of their legal duties, an expert has said. 20 May 2015

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EU should reduce burden on companies offering shares to the public, says expert

The EU's Prospective Directive should be reformed to reduce the cost and complexity of offering shares to the public for SMEs and companies with reduced market capitalisation, a corporate law expert has said.  20 May 2015

Urgent need for more law enforcement funding as figures show falling white collar crime prosecutions, says expert

The number of people prosecuted for fraud and corruption offences fell by almost one fifth over the past four years, despite an increase in the number of tip-offs of suspected wrongdoing made to law enforcement, according to figures obtained by Pinsent Masons,... 15 May 2015

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