DPAs In UK Could Bring Certainty To Bribery Cases: Attys

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A push by British law enforcement officials to import American-style deferred prosecution agreements could add a degree of certainty for companies facing legal action in the U.K., while adding bite to potential penalties there, attorneys say.

In an interview Wednesday with the Financial Times, U.K. Solicitor General Edward Garnier said it was in the public's interest to develop a middle ground where serious financial crimes are punished, but companies can come forward with information about fraud — in other words, a British version of the deferred...
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