Corruption and Corporate Criminal Liability

DATE

February 1, 1998

GUEST AUTHORS

Prof. Gerry Ferguson

YEARS

1998

POLICIES

Anti-Corruption

Corruption and Corporate Criminal Liability

This paper explores the basis and extent of corporate criminal liability for “true crimes,” with a particular emphasis on corporate liability for corruption offences. This paper attempts to answer when a corporation will be held liable for mens rea offences committed by its employees, while also examining the basis upon which such liability is attached to a corporation. Topics not covered in this paper include: enforcement, procedural and evidentiary issues, sanctions and alternatives, and issues relating to strict liability and absolute liability offences.

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Prof. Gerry Ferguson

Senior Associate

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