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Corporate Criminal Liability


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
More Information
Weight 1.0000
By Amanda Pinto, QC; Martin Evans
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Dimensions 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
Edition 3 Rev Ed
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9780414027589
Pagination 448
Publication Date May 23, 2013
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell
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