UK Releases Sentencing Guidelines For Corporate Offenses

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 7:56 PM EST) -- The Sentencing Council for England and Wales on Friday published its first set of sentencing guidelines aimed at corporate white collar offenders, setting sentencing standards for those convicted of fraud, bribery and money laundering.

The Sentencing Council on Friday released the “Fraud, Bribery, Money Laundering: Corporate Offenders Definitive Guideline,” which will apply to all convictions on or after Oct. 1, 2014, regardless of the date of the offense. The guidelines are part of a wider use of overall guidelines for all fraud offenses, which are set...
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