EG 6.6 1Publicity during, or upon the conclusion of criminal action (see chapter 12)

EG 6.6.1

1The FCA will normally publicise the outcome of public hearings in criminal prosecutions.

EG 6.6.2

1When conducting a criminal investigation the FCA will generally consider making a public announcement when suspects are arrested, when search warrants are executed and when charges are laid. A public announcement may also be made at other stages of the investigation when this is considered appropriate.

EG 6.6.3

1The FCA will always be very careful to ensure that any FCA publicity does not prejudice the fairness of any subsequent trial.