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Partner Maria Cronin and Associate Craig Hogg discuss SFO informants in The Law Society Gazette

Lisa Osofsky, director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), has outlined proposals to introduce a US-style informant system in the UK, modelled on US plea-bargaining arrangements. These latest proposals – although currently no more than mere overtures – raise a number of practical and theoretical issues which, if not addressed, may serve to compound the SFO’s woes.  Read more