Louise Delahunty and Nic Bourtin Author Article on U.K. Deferred Prosecution Agreement Model

September 17, 2012

Ms. Delahunty and Mr. Bourtin co-authored the article, “Fairness and Transparency Must Take Priority in a U.K. Deferred Prosecution Agreement Model,” in the September 7 edition of Legal Week. The article discussed the United Kingdom’s adoption of the United States’ deferred prosecution agreements model. In the article, the authors noted that the U.K. model proposes earlier and increased judicial involvement in the DPA process purportedly to “ensure that fairness, transparency and the interests of justice are met in adopting a DPA model that will deliver a fair result to responsible corporations and a perception of justice to the public.”