Without The SFO, The DOJ Would Be The Only Sheriff In Town

Law360, New York (July 31, 2017, 10:59 AM EDT) -- Just as the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office begins to deliver on its promise to join the U.S. Department of Justice as a threat to obtain big money deferred prosecution agreements and secure high profile white-collar convictions, its fate is in doubt — a prospect that would hobble U.K. domestic enforcement and lead to further expansion of the DOJ’s already-robust role in policing London markets and U.K. corporates.

In the lead-up to U.K. local elections in May 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to dismantle the...
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