Benefits Deferred Prosecution Agreements

On 2 February 2018, following a public consultation on dpas held between September and December 2017, it will introduce laws on deferred prosecution agreements, which will be implemented by receivership orders. This poses further difficulties in recovering illegal income generated by corrupt behaviour. Although there is theoretically a concept of corporate criminal liability, prosecutions of companies for corruption are rare in Singapore. The U.S. government`s continued interest in cooperation often manifests itself in DPAs.