Deferred Prosecution Agreements: How Will it Work?
Date: 16 January 2014
Drinks Reception: 7.30pm
Venue: Stephenson Harwood, 1 Finsbury Square, London EC2M 7SH
Chair: Thomas Price QC, 25 Bedford Row
Speakers: Joanne Savage, Policy Manager, DPA, Ministry of Justice
Sara George, Partner Stephenson Harwood
Nicola Howard, Barrister, 25 Bedford Row
The Crime and Courts Act 2013 has provided a framework for Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) to be used as a new law enforcement tool by prosecutors in England and Wales to more effectively tackle economic crime committed by corporate bodies.
This event will take you through the new system of DPAs and how it is proposed they will operate. The panellists will identify the problem areas to look out for when the final codes and rules are published in February 2014.
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