Corporate manslaughter

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  • French Senate rejects anti-corruption bill for being too restrictive for companies

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    Submitted: 03 December 2015

    ​The French Senate has rejected a bill requiring international companies to implement compliance programmes for being too far reaching and too vague.

  • El contrato de agencia Restricted access

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    Submitted: 28 June 2013

    Juicio de equidad para la determinación de la indemnización. Análisis de la Sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de 31 de mayo de 2013.

  • イタリアにおける権限委任及び取締役の責任-ThyssenKrupp事件からの教訓 Restricted access

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    Submitted: 10 October 2012

    本記事は、職場における安全衛生に関し、日本企業又は多国籍企業のイタリア子会社の取締役が負う可能性のある法的責任を検討するものです。

  • Delegation and Directors’ Liability in Italy - lessons from ThyssenKrupp Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 11 October 2012 / Submitted: 18 April 2012

    A look at the recent ThyssenKrupp case on director’s liability and delegation of powers.

  • Corporate manslaughter - conviction and sentencing Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 25 July 2011 / Submitted: 25 July 2011

    Analysis of the first conviction and sentencing of a company under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.

  • A dead end: corporate manslaughter prosecution in the balance Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 17 January 2011 / Submitted: 17 January 2011

    A report on how the first prosecution for corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 may be grinding to a halt.

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 09 February 2010 / Submitted: 09 February 2010

    Guidelines for corporate manslaughter take financial impact on innocent employees into account but introduce steep minimum fines.

  • Corporate manslaughter: `controlling mind` obstacle removed Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 08 September 2008 / Submitted: 21 April 2008

    This article looks at the new criminal offences of corporate manslaughter in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and a new offence of corporate homicide in Scotland created by The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, which came into force on 06 April 2008 after a long and troubled gestation.

  • Corporate Manslaughter: new offence aims to overcome current identification issues Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 06 September 2007 / Submitted: 15 October 2006

    The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill received royal assent on 26 July 2007 and will come into force on 06 April 2008. The Act creates a new criminal offence of corporate manslaughter in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and a new offence of corporate homicide in Scotland. This article (1) highlights the shortfalls with the existing regime; (2) outlines the new offence; and (3) discusses its implications for companies.

  • Health and safety risk assessment Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 23 July 2008 / Submitted: 22 May 2006

    The main duties under health and safety law and the need for risk assessment, a five stage process for carrying out a risk assessment, and practical points in relation to risk assessment.

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