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SFO case controller: Current state of UK corporate criminal liability “affront to justice”

By Waithera Junghae

04 September 2018

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SFO officials and Corruption Watch UK’s policy director made an impassioned plea for the UK government to change the law to make it easier for prosecutors to hold companies accountable for economic wrongdoing, arguing that the current system disadvantages small companies.