SFO agrees tenth Deferred Prosecution Agreement – good money, but do they work?
Alex Swan (+44 (0)20 7430 2277, [email protected]) is a senior associate at BCL Solicitors LLP, specialising in complex business crime and regulatory matters.
In the wake of the Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the Serious Fraud Office, under which
it will pay a UK£103m penalty in connection with corruption allegations spanning 18 years,
Alex Swan of BCL Solicitors examines the implications of a much-criticised resolution model.