Bill Waite | Contributing Editor
Bill Waite is a contributing editor of the FCPA Blog.
He’s one of the founders of The Risk Advisory Group, established in 1997 with the objective of building Europe’s leading independent risk management consultancy. He now serves as a non-executive director of the The Risk Advisory Group.
He formerly practiced as a criminal barrister before joining the U.K. Serious Fraud Office in 1991 as a prosecutor.
Bill sits on the editorial board of a number of academic periodicals and writes on the FCPA, the Bribery Act, crisis management, and fraud investigations. He edited and contributed to the book Managing Risk and Resolving Crisis, published by the Financial Times. He’s a regular speaker in Europe and the United States and often appears as an expert commentator on the BBC, CNBC, and various radio programs.
He’s a member of the Bar of England and Wales and holds an LLM and LLB.
Many, including myself, have expressed doubts about how effective deferred prosecution agreements would actually be.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office issued a news release on Friday 13th January stating that it has reached a civil settlement with the shareholders of Mabey Engineering (Holdings) Ltd to pay over £130,000 it received in dividends from Mabey & Johnson Ltd, its wholly owned subsidiary.