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Tag Archives: “Non-Prosecution Agreement”

Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

SEC Highlights Model Response to Evidence of FCPA Violations, Announces Non-Prosecution Agreements

On June 7, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced two non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) following a pair of investigations into alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Both companies were ensnared by the FCPA through the conduct of their foreign subsidiaries.  The way the companies responded to the apparent violations provides a potential… Continue Reading
Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Compliance, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

Deferred prosecution agreements to be introduced as a bill in the next parliament

In our view, the Solicitor General's confirmation that DPAs would be introduced into UK law is a very positive step forward in the enforcement of complex international crime. Although the road to its introduction may be bumpy, it is clear that he is very determined that it should happen and he is working with the judiciary to ensure that it is a success.… Continue Reading
Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

Identifying and Resolving Fraud and Corruption Cases in the US and the UK: PART IV (Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements)

In order to entice corporates to voluntarily disclose instances of fraud and corruption, meaningfully cooperate with government investigations, and/or undertake remedial measures, the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission will, in appropriate circumstances, enter into Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) with corporations.… Continue Reading
Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

SEC Enters into its First-Ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement

On May 17, 2011, the SEC announced that it has entered into its first-ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA"). The agreement brings to light a significant resolution option that may be on the table for companies that discover potential violations of federal securities laws during internal investigations or are already the subject of an SEC investigation or enforcement action.… Continue Reading

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