UK: IS THE CURRENT LAW ON CORPORATE CRIMINAL LIABILITY ABOUT TO GET MORE TEETH?

On 3 November, RPC published an article saying that the Government has published its long-awaited response to its January 2017 call for evidence on the question of reforming the law on corporate liability for economic crime.  It has now asked the Law Commission to draft an Options Paper, to assess how effective the current law is relating to corporate criminal liability and where improvements can be made.  The article outlines what the authors see askey expectations regarding the next steps in the process.

https://www.rpc.co.uk/perspectives/regulatory-updates/is-the-current-law-on-corporate-criminal-liability-about-to-get-more-teeth/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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