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Making use of DPAs

At the end of November 2015, the courts approved the first ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) in the UK, between the Serious Fraud Office and Standard Bank (now ICBC Standard Bank) for the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery (in breach of section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010).

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The first DPA was so important it was approved by the president of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court