Deferred Prosecution Agreements – No. 5 Chambers

Posted May 29th, 2013 in company law, deferred prosecution agreements, fines, news, sentencing by sally

“Following the Bribery Act 2010 the next instrument the Government is preparing in the ‘battle against economic crime’ is the Deferred Prosecution Agreement [‘DPA’]. Following a consultation in 2012 the Ministry of Justice inserted schedule 17 into the Crime and Courts Act 2013 [‘CCA 2013’]. Although the Crime and Courts Act 2013 received Royal Assent in April 2013, Schedule 17 is not yet in force.”

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No. 5 Chambers, 22nd May 2013