17 July 2019
After yesterday's news that three executives from South Yorkshire-based metal manufacturer Sarclad have been cleared of bribery charges in the latest failed prosecution brought by the SFO, questions will certainly be asked over the DPA process.
The trio join a growing band of executives who are either proven to be innocent despite agreed wrongdoing or who have not faced the courts due to a reluctance by the SFO to test the integrity of a DPA before a jury.
Rahman Ravelli's Neil Williams comments on the case were printed in the FT.
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