Corporate Criminal Liability, 3rd Edition


Corporate Criminal Liability

May 2013
(approx. USD269.23)

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 sentecing 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