The use of private prosecutions―as an alternative approach to fighting fraud―is expected to rise in the wake of COVID-19 and the associated economic crisis. In recent years, U.K. authorities have been less likely to investigate and prosecute fraud due to competing priorities and diverted resources. But, with misconduct increasing, understanding how private prosecutions can be useful is more important than ever.

StoneTurn’s Annabel Kerley and Emilia Drozda explain the steps in the private prosecution process.

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Annabel Kerley

Annabel Kerley, a Partner with StoneTurn, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004. For over 13 years, she has specialized in forensic accounting, building up a considerable track record in […]

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Emilia Drozda

Emilia Drozda, a Senior Manager with StoneTurn, is an experienced forensic accountant and investigator. In particular, she focuses on complex corporate dispute resolution, financial investigations and compliance monitoring. Emilia has […]

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