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Entries in deferred prosecution agreements (17)

Monday
Apr302018

John Bray: Singapore adopts new law on DPAs

Singapore is the latest country to introduce legislation creating a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) framework for scheduled crimes, potentially including corruption. The Singaporean parliament approved the new law in March as part of a wider package of reforms in the Criminal Justice Reform Act.

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Tuesday
Apr102018

Norm Keith: Here are the features of Canada’s DPA scheme

The Canadian Government has announced that it will be moving forward, albeit slowly, with a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) system.

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Tuesday
Mar132018

David Green: UK DPAs aren't ‘cosy’ agreements

Anti-corruption is and will remain firmly on the agenda, said UK Serious Fraud Office director David Green at a recent GoodCorporation business ethics debate at the House of Lords in London.

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Tuesday
Feb272018

Norm Keith: Canada’s freeze on DPAs about to thaw

With Canada coming third in the winter Olympic medal count in Pyeongchang, and the warmer spring just around the corner, there appears to be a thaw in the long frozen idea of DPAs in Canada.

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Monday
Jan292018

Pulvirenti and Bray: First look at Australia’s proposed new anti-bribery law

The Australian government has tabled a series of new laws covering foreign bribery and other economic offenses. If these are passed into law, as we expect, they will make it much easier to prosecute companies for bribery offenses committed either at home or abroad.

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Tuesday
Aug082017

Pulvirenti and Bray: Australia AG proposes tighter anti-bribery laws and DPAs

There have been only two foreign bribery prosecutions in Australia -- one involving banknote printing companies Securency and Note Printing Australia, and another involving the construction company Lifese.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

TI-Canada recommends a deferred prosecution agreement scheme (with conditions)

A report released Wednesday by Transparency International Canada recommends the government consider adopting legislation to create a deferred prosecution agreement scheme as a way to increase transparency and promote compliance.

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Tuesday
Jul262016

Five ways to prepare for the new French anti-corruption law

France is the latest nation to join the anti-corruption fray, working to finalize a new law to fight corruption, foster transparency and modernize economic activity.

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Thursday
Jun162016

DOJ: Biomet breached DPA

The DOJ said in a court filing this month that Biomet breached a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement "based on conduct in Brazil and Mexico."

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Monday
Mar282016

France: Foreign anti-bribery bill won't allow corporate settlements

The French bill for Transparency and Modernization of Economic Life, which, among other things, aims at preventing foreign bribery and intensifying the fight against it, has been the subject of much speculation during the past few months.

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Monday
Mar282016

Zimmer Biomet: Feds still investigating Brazil and Mexico FCPA allegations, DPA continues

Orthopedic device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. said in a securities filing Friday the DOJ and SEC are still investigating possible FCPA violations in Brazil and Mexico.

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Monday
Jun012015

SFO: DPAs are a chance to live your corporate values

Ben Morgan, joint head of bribery and corruption at the UK Serious Fraud Office, spoke at this year's Global Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Mining Conference in London. He talked about the benefits of cooperation (sound familiar?).

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