Doubtful Promises Ahead: A Cautious Welcome To The Imminent Arrival Of Deferred Prosecution Agreements

February 2014

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On 24th February 2014, Section 45 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 will come into force. This will see the introduction of the Deferred Prosecution Agreements, (DPAs), the Government’s “next instrument in the battle against econimic crime”, and the means by which corporate entities (but not individuals) may be permitted to enter into agreements to defer and thereby avoid criminal prosecution.

 

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