Tag Archives: DPA

SFO speaks on DPAs

Alun Milford has spoken on SFO’s use of deferred prosecution agreements for dealing with “certain co-operative and reformed corporate offenders”. He noted that SFO has now secured 4 DPAs, of which 3 have been published. He drew a number of conclusions from the experience to date: that a DPA is not a rubber stamping exercise […]

Sanctions fining regime effective from 1 April

A new commencement order under the Policing and Crime Act 2017 brings into force the new powers on financial penalties for breach of financial sanctions, from 1 April.  Part 8 of the Act: sets the maximum imprisonment term for breach of sanctions at 7 years, and confirms the maximum imprisonment term for related offences;  allows Treasury […]

The Rolls Royce DPA

We have written an article about the Rolls Royce DPA in relation to bribery and corruption issues spanning many years and many jurisdictions.

SFO announces Rolls Royce DPA

SFO has announced it has entered into a a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Rolls-Royce, following a 4 year investigation. The penalty is the highest yet in the UK against a company for criminal conduct, and the DPA was allowed on condition the company not only complies with its terms but also co-operates in future prosecutions […]

SFO updates on DPAs

David Green has updated on SFO’s work, including speaking about the 2 DPAs now concluded. He said more are in the pipeline. He noted the speed with which the Standard Bank DPA was concluded as opposed to the Sweett Group prosecution. He noted that in the Standard Bank case there was an emphasis on the nature […]