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Deferred prosecution agreements - Justice delayed or justice denied?

More pieces of the puzzle must fall into place to create a holistic, coherent regime to fight corporate crime.

In recent years, there has been an emerging trend of jurisdictions introducing or considering DPAs, drawing upon the largely positive experience of the US and UK.

SINGAPORE is considering introducing deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) as a prosecutorial tool in forthcoming amendments to its Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act. The move, announced in mid-January, represents a significant shift in Singapore's approach towards corporate wrongdoing,...

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