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Examining deferred prosecution agreements—SFO and Rolls-Royce

Published on: 24 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining deferred prosecution agreements—SFO and Rolls-Royce
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  • What is the background to this story?
  • What prompted the SFO’s bribery and corruption investigations?
  • What are the potential ramifications—legally, politically and otherwise?
  • What lessons can corporate crime lawyers take away from all this?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Edward Henry, barrister at QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers, argues that a widespread move towards entering into deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) could result in a shift away from trials and open justice, which, although ultimately sanctioned by a court, inevitably contain much that is concealed from the public. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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