Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A Powerful New Tool for UK Prosecutors?

May 03, 2013

The Crime and Courts Bill which received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013 has introduced a new enforcement tool in the UK for fraud, bribery and money laundering offences. The Crime and Courts Act 2013 (the “Act”) which is expected to come into force in early 2014 introduces deferred prosecution agreements (“DPAs”) into UK law and aligns the UK more closely with the US.

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