The SFO's confirmation of a DPA in principle with Airline Services Ltd illustrates the balance between confidentiality and transparency in the DPA process
With the commission's review, the UK may finally see the beginning of significant changes to its corporate criminal liability regime."
The Law Commission now has an opportunity to reflect on recent legislative changes to identify what has worked, focus on what needs to change, and what impact this will have on corporates, including small and medium enterprises as well as global companies."
The recommendations have the potential to be radical and seismic."
For further information on the issues raised in this blog, please contact a member of our Corporate Crime team.
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.
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