Corporate Crime & Investigations Insights Episode 1 - Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Corporate Crime & Investigations Insights is a series of short podcasts covering different aspects of Corporate Crime and Investigations.

 

In the first episode of this series, Louise Hodges (Head of Department) & Alun Milford (Partner) in our Criminal Litigation team discuss Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

They explore the following issues:

  • Introduction to Deferred Prosecution Agreements
  • Difficulty in establishing corporate criminal liability
  • Assessing eligibility for a Deferred Prosecution Agreements
  • Corporate cooperation and self-reporting
  • Privilege and witness statements
  • Global investigations

Stay tuned for more episodes in the series which will cover topics regarding Corporate Crime and Investigations.

Further Information

For further information on the issues raised in this podcast, please contact a member of our Corporate Crime team.

You can also find out more about the work our Corporate Crime team here.

About the authors

Louise Hodges is a specialist in corporate crime, financial crime, FCA investigations, and serious and complex fraud. She is widely recognised as a leader in this field and leads Kingsley Napley LLP's cross practice financial services team and internal investigations team.

Louise has particular experience in advising corporates on issues of corporate crime, bribery and corruption and fraud offences including advice in relation to internal investigations. These cases tend to be multi-jurisdictional, complex and of high value and frequently involve support from KN's employment and dispute resolution teams. She advised Tesco in connection with their Deferred Prosecution Agreement.

Alun Milford is a Partner in the Criminal Litigation team and specialises in serious or complex financial crime, proceeds of crime litigation and corporate investigations. He has particular knowledge and experience of issues surrounding corporate crime and deferred prosecution agreements

He joined Kingsley Napley from the public sector where, over a twenty-six year career as a government lawyer and public prosecutor, he worked in a wide variety of roles including General Counsel at the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Services’ Head of Organised Crime, its Head of Proceeds of Crime and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office’s Head of Asset Forfeiture Division.

 

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