Response to the Call for Evidence on Economic Crime

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

CORE welcomes the call for evidence on corporate liability for economic crime. We are calling for statutory changes to replace the outdated identification doctrine with a regime that reflects the realities of modern business operations. This includes the introduction of a new corporate ‘failure to prevent economic crime’ offence which would put the onus on companies to prove that they have the right procedures in place to prevent a catalogue of white collar crimes.

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