SFO tells corporations how to cooperate in ongoing investigations
Companies facing potential prosecutions by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) should organize related financial records for investigators, identify relevant witnesses and waive pertinent legal privileges, according to new agency guidance.
The recommendations, published Tuesday, outline how corporations can cooperate with the SFO ahead of any decision to prosecute the firms or enter into a deferred prosecution agreement. The office investigates high-level corruption, bribery and fraud in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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