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Co-operation or Capitulation? - What the SFO Corporate Co-operation Guidance really means

United Kingdom - August 30 2019 Is there a point at which co-operation becomes capitulation? Is there a danger inherent in co-operating without the guarantee of a favourable outcome...

Joanna Dimmock, Anneka Randhawa, Mhairi Fraser.

Through the wire - the SFO’s plan to obtain evidence using informants

United Kingdom - June 14 2019 An informant is sent into the midst of a criminal gang. He is wearing a concealed device, crudely taped to his chest. Law enforcement agents listen in...

Joanna Dimmock, Anneka Randhawa, Jonah Anderson, Tom Hickey.

Deferred Prosecution Agreements 5 Years On - The Americanisation of UK Corporate Crime Enforcement

USA, United Kingdom, European Union - May 10 2019 Five years ago, in the spring of 2014, Deferred Prosecution Agreements ('DPAs') were first introduced in the UK through the Crime and Courts Act 2013...

Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey.

Proposed reform of UK corporate criminal liability - A failure to grasp the nettle?

United Kingdom, European Union - March 13 2019 Following mounting calls for reform of the UK's corporate criminal liability regime, the Government is expected to consult later this year on...

Jonah Anderson, Joseph Carroll.

DOJ's New "China Initiative" Places Chinese Companies Under the FCPA Microscope as US-China Trade Tensions Run High

USA - December 20 2018 On November 1, 2018, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the US Department of Justice's ("DOJ") new China Initiative aimed at Countering...

William Barrett, Bingna Guo, Michael Kendall, Karen L. Eisenstadt, Darryl Lew.