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Since 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has set guidelines for the prosecution of economic organizations and businesses. [3] The DOJ`s United States Attorneys` Manual (USAM) allows for consideration of non-prosecution or deferred prosecution of corporate offenses on the basis of collateral consequences and discusses subtrial agreements, deferred prosecution agreements, and non-prosecution agreements in general. [4] [5] According to the United Nations Sentencing Guidelines, prosecutions carried over in the past are not charged to an accused`s criminal history if no court has presented a statement of guilt and the accused has not pleaded guilty or pleaded guilty in an open court. This contrasts with a deferred provision, which usually involves such a finding or approval. .