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The deferred prosecution agreement, a new way of dealing with corporate crime in the UK

In the United Kingdom, the Crime and Courts Act 2013, which received Royal Assent last April, created the “Deferred Prosecution Agreement”. This new instrument will help prosecutors to deal with corporate crime. The deferred prosecution agreement is a new enforcement tool that prosecutors will be able to use in the UK in matters concerning criminal activities of corporate organisations. Instead …

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