White collar lawyers prepare for introduction of new SFO powers
A type of plea bargain that will radically alter City-based white collar partners' dealings with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), will come into effect at the end of this month. Deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs), which are heavily used in the US, allow self-reporting companies to strike a deal with the SFO to pay a fine rather than face the uncertainty of a criminal prosecution.
A type of plea bargain that will radically alter City-based white collar partners’ dealings with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will come into effect at the end of this month.
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