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Criminal prosecution of companies 'doesn't drive culture change,' UK SFO official says

By Annie Robertson
  • 01 Dec 2020 11:03
  • 01 Dec 2020 11:03

The criminal prosecution of companies “doesn’t drive the culture change” necessary to mitigate the risk of future economic crime, an official from the UK's Serious Fraud Office has said. 

Instead, companies should cooperate with the SFO and consider entering into a corporate plea deal — known as a deferred prosecution agreement,

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