March 3, 2019

SNC Lavalin Mini-series: Part 3 - Deferred Prosecution Agreements

SNC Lavalin Mini-series: Part 3 - Deferred Prosecution Agreements

In the final instalment of the SNC-Lavalin mini-series, I examine Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs). What is missing is a real understanding of what DPAs are and its effects on the Criminal Code.

Sources used include the following:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/snc-lavalin-trudeau-bribery-fraud-wilson-raybould-1.5020498

https://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ci-if/ar-cw/documents/rapport-report-eng.pdf

Justifications and Purposes of Negotiated Justice for Corporate Offenders: Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements in the UK and US systems of Criminal Justice Federico Mazzacuva, 2014, Journal of Criminal Law: 249.

The Effect of Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements on Corporate Governance: Evidence from 1993-2013 Author(s): Wulf A. Kaal and Timothy A. Lacine Source: The Business Lawyer, Vol. 70, No. 1 (Winter 2014–2015), pp. 63 Published by: American Bar Association

Justice department's use of DPAs causes backlash Jaclyn Jaeger Compliance Week. 10.110 (Mar. 2013): p32+. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2013 Wilmington Compliance Week, Inc https://www.complianceweek.com

What Happens to a Prosecution Deferred? Judicial Oversight of Corporate Deferred Prosecution Agreements Author(s): Benjamin M. Greenblum Source: Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 6 (Oct., 2005), pp. 1868. Published by: Columbia Law Review Association, Inc.

DOJ's Use of DPAs in Healthcare, Kathleen M. Boozang, and Simone Handler-Hutchison, American Journal of Law and Medicine, 2009, 89-124.

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