Topic: Deferred prosecution agreement

DOJ official clarifies difference between "immediate" and "timely" self-disclosure

The head of the Fraud Section’s corporate enforcement, compliance, & policy unit also said companies should “embrace” independent monitorships to avoid potential extensions.

24 March 2023

Judge approves Ericsson’s $206 million plea agreement

The company’s plea agreement eliminates the cooperation credit it had been awarded by the DOJ in 2019 for cooperating with an FCPA investigation.

21 March 2023

Former G4S execs acquitted after SFO ends prosecution

A London court entered not-guilty verdicts for Richard Morris, Mark Preston and James Jardine after the Serious Fraud Office offered no evidence against them following a nine-year investigation.

10 March 2023

SFO wins first DPA-related conviction

For the first time in 16 attempts, the Serious Fraud Office secured the conviction of an individual in a case where a company entered into a deferred prosecution agreement over related misconduct.

03 March 2023

Crash victims’ families renew effort to unravel Boeing fraud DPA

24 February 2023

Boeing defends not guilty plea at DPA hearing

03 February 2023

Unaoil’s Saman Ahsani to spend a year in prison

The first Unaoil brother to be sentenced called himself “exhibit A” for the benefits of government collaboration during a hearing in a Houston federal court.

30 January 2023

French prosecutors try to build trust with corporate defendants

Lawyers said France’s latest corporate settlement guidelines reassure companies about the benefits of self-reporting misconduct to prosecutors.

19 January 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

SFO head of policy: failure to prevent bribery offence a “humongous success”

Speaking at a GIR conference on Thursday, Chloe Wootton hailed the agency’s triumphs in prosecuting companies for breaches of section 7 of the Bribery Act while making a case for a failure to prevent fraud offence.

05 December 2022

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