Joven Narwal Provides Commentary for Canadian Lawyer Magazine Article on Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Joven Narwal was interviewed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine for their article, “Deferred prosecution agreements can draw companies in from the cold in Canada”. A portion of the article is reproduced below:

“The legislative amendments are not without detractors, and Vancouver litigator Joven Narwal finds that the remediation agreements don’t offer many reputational incentives.

‘I think the concern still exists that a corporate entity in particular, who decides to self-report, will still have to weigh the reality that in this particular climate that self-report may still result in a very public prosecution,’ he says. ‘The solution to that is the development of … deferred prosecution agreements outside of formal remediation agreements under the Criminal Code.'”