Deferred Prosecution Agreements Are Coming To The UK

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 10:27 AM EST) -- On Oct. 23, 2012, the U.K. government published its response to the consultation on deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs). The consultation was published on May 17, 2012, and we considered it to raise a number of issues, as addressed in our previous e-bulletin, “U.K. Deferred Prosecution Agreements — are they the Bridge between Prosecution and Civil Recovery?”

In its response, the government states that it is committed to the introduction of DPAs as an additional resource available to prosecutors of economic crime, in particular fraud, bribery and...
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