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Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled

Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled - 30.10.12

Earlier this week, the Government tabled legislation to create the Deferred Prosecution Agreements scheme. The Government expects the legislation to receive Royal Assent next year. Once in force, DPAs will be available in respect of any qualifying misconduct in respect of which criminal proceedings have not yet commenced.

 

The attached Briefing Note reviews the Draft Provisions and sets out how the proposed scheme will operate. To download, please click HERE.

 

 

If you would like to follow up any of the matters covered in this Note, please contact QEB Hollis Whiteman on 020 7933 8855, or email:

adrian.darbishire@qebhw.co.uk; rachna.gokani@qebhw.co.uk

Adrian Darbishire QC | Rachna Gokani 30.10.2012
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Notable cases:

R -v- Mahoney (2015)
A Northern Ireland man was sentenced to 4 years in prison at Londonderry Crown Court last week for running an internet pirac
David Groome | Ari Alibhai

R v V (2015)
Former Swift executives acquitted of corruption charges
Rachna Gokani

Operation Cotton (2015)
Operation Cotton: Case Concludes - Sean Larkin QC, Paul Raudnitz and Polly Dyer act for Financial Conduct Authority
Sean Larkin QC | Paul Raudnitz | Polly Dyer

R v Rifat (2015)
Represented the FCA at the sentencing hearing of ex Moore’s Capital trader Julian Rifat
Mark Ellison QC

Operation Tabernula (2015)
The most complex insider dealing investigation undertaken so far by the Financial Services Authority
Mark Ellison QC | Tom Broomfield

R v Nabuguzi & others (Operation Spenser) (2012-Ongoing) (2014)
Commercial scale identity fraud
Paul Raudnitz | Kerry Broome

Mark Ellison represents defendant in SFO $40m corruption case. (2014)
Mark Ellison QC represented Bruce Hall, the co-operating defendant in the SFO's $40m corruption case related to the business
Mark Ellison QC

R v Grover & Arura (2014)
Paul Raudnitz and Caoimhe Daly acted for Brent and Harrow Trading Standards in the prosecution of what is believed to be the
Paul Raudnitz | Caoimhe Daly

R v O and others (2014)
Defence counsel in a case involving the disposal of the proceeds of a £17 million fraud
Nicholas Corsellis

R -v- Somaia (Ketan) (2014)
Successful private prosecution, Ketan Somaia was convicted by a jury of 9 counts of obtaining a money transfer by deception.
William Boyce QC | Rachna Gokani

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Edward Henry comments on the future plans of the SFO
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LIBOR fixing
Sean Larkin QC considers the forthcoming prosecutions following the action by regulators worldwide and commencement of civil 24.10.2013
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TIME TO AGREE TERMS?
QEB Hollis Whiteman barrister Polly Dyer and HHJ Michael Hopmeier assess the role and likely impact of Deferred Prosecution A 20.9.2013
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OFT Consultation Analysis
OFT's supplementary consultation on proposed changes to its existing guidance note on the handling of applications for lenien 5.11.2012
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled
Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled - 30.10.12 Earlier this week, the Government tabled legislation t 30.10.2012
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The Bribery Act 2010 - A Short Guide
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Global Reference Guide: Fraud & White Collar Crime 2011
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Adequate Procedures Handout - Bribery Act 2010
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Blackstones Guide to the Bribery Act - Rachna Gokani - Contributing Author
QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers are delighted to announce that the long awaited Blackstones Guide to the Bribery Act has been re 23.9.2010

Fighting Bribery; New UK Legislation Explained - Sean Larkin QC
Fighting Bribery; New UK Legislation Explained - Sean Larkin QC in conjunction with Commercial Crime International. 1.4.2010
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