Corporate Criminal Liability 3rd Edition

Corporate Criminal Liability 3rd Edition


$458.00 RRP

Date: 24/05/2013

Code: 9780414027589

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM


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This new edition of Corporate Criminal Liability is thoroughly revised, expanded and updated to guide to the criminal process from the perspective of the corporate defendant with a scholarly analysis of the principles of corporate liability. It discusses the impact of the Bribery Act 2010 as well as a Director’s obligations plus fiduciary obligations and the responsibility of corporate liability. It provides practical guidance in responding to restraint orders as well as sentencing and mitigation.

Furthermore Corporate Criminal Liability also:

  • Provides an detailed guide to Directors’ liability and Directors’ disqualification
  • Explores the ’doctrine of identification’ and special rules of attribution fixing a corporation with liability for crimes
  • Explains the court’s jurisdiction over companies and takes the reader step-by-step through the prosecution process from the issue of a summons to sentence and costs
  • Contains expanded and updated analysis of the impact of restraint and confiscation orders on companies including a detailed examination of ‘piercing the corporate veil’
  • Details analysis of FSMA and financial crime offences
  • Provides a practical guide to corporate ‘best practice’
  • Provides a guide to Corporate Manslaughter Act 2008 and considers Sentencing Guidelines
  • Fully analyses the impact of the Bribery Act
  • Provides dedicated chapters on Companies and Insolvency Act offences
  • Discusses investigative powers, self-incrimination and ‘derivative use’
  • Updates law on Fraudulent Trading and False Accounting
  • Discusses the important issue of corporations and Human Rights
  • Offers practical guidance on sentencing principles and practice relating to companies
  • Details consideration of regulatory offences and defences

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