European developments in corporate criminal liability [electronic resource] / edited by James Gobert and Ana-Maria Pascal.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
- Conference Name:
- European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability (2008 : London, England)
- Routledge advances in criminology ; 12.
Routledge advances in criminology ; 12
1 online resource (371 p.)
- Criminal liability of juristic persons -- European Union countries -- Congresses.
Corporation law -- European Union countries -- Criminal provisions -- Congresses.
- Electronic books.
- When corporations carry on their business in a grossly negligent manner, or take a cavalier approach to risk management, the consequences can be catastrophic. The harm may be financial, as occurred when such well-regarded companies as Enron, Lehman Brothers, Worldcom and Barings collapsed, or it may be environmental, as illustrated most recently by the Gulf oil spill. Sometimes deaths and serious injuries on a mass scale occur, as in the Bhopal gas disaster, the Chernobyl nuclear explosion, the Paris crash of the Concorde, the capsize of the Herald of Free Enterprise, and rail crashes at So
- pt. 1. Thematic issues
pt. 2. Organisational v. individual liability
pt. 3. Particular offences
pt. 4a. Country reports : countries with criminal liability
pt. 4b. Country reports : countries with administrative liability.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Gobert, James J.
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