WESTERN COUNTRIES INTRODUCING DPAS 25 YEARS AFTER USA – BUT CAUTION ABOUNDS IN ROLL-OUT

DEFERRED Prosecution Agreements (DPAs), that allow companies and individuals that admit to wrongdoing and cooperate with investigators to pay a fine and avoid prosecution, are becoming increasingly common worldwide. Enabling wrongdoers to avoid being debarred from bidding for many contracts and providing law enforcers with a commitment that companies and individual fraudsters will avoid fraud in future, DPAs offer benefits for police and suspects. Of course, DPAs have been used in the US for more than 25 years, with other countries now starting to take an ...


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