Since the 2014 introduction of deferred prosecution agreements in the U.K., U.K. prosecutors have enjoyed a key additional corporate criminal enforcement tool which has brought the U.K. closer to the U.S. model. Yet nearly a decade on, there remains a perception of a continuing and marked asymmetry between the U.K. and U.S. systems when it comes to their use of available corporate criminal enforcement tools. In a guest article, Albert Stieglitz of Alston & Bird and Allison Clare KC of Red Lion Chambers discuss the approaches in both regions and how to close the gap. See “Broadening Corporate Criminal Liability in England and Wales
” (Jul. 21, 2021).