Briefly 4.8 – NPAs and DPAs: 10 Years Since Massey

When companies break the law, prosecutors often turn to deferred or non-prosecution agreements to induce reform. But some criticize DPAs and NPAs as an escape hatch for companies to pay their way out of liability. Host Nathan Tschepik discusses DPAs, NPAs, their critics, and their future with Profs. Andrew Boutros (U. Chicago Law) and Brandon Garrett (Duke Law). To take a peek at some of these agreements, check out the Corporate Prosecution Registry (

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