Corporate or Criminal? The dangers of reducing corporate prosecutions

Tombs, Steve and Whyte, David (2011). Corporate or Criminal? The dangers of reducing corporate prosecutions. New Law Journal, 161(7449) pp. 81–84.

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Will Law Commission proposals undermine the prospects for reversing the decriminalisation of illegal corporate conduct?

Highlights the dangers of reducing corporate prosecutions. The Law Commission has recently issued a consultation document entitled ‘Criminal Liability in Regulatory Contexts’. The proposals could further undermine the prospects for reversing the decriminalisation of illegal corporate conduct.

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