Corporate Criminal Law Case Study

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It is illogic to rely on individual 's responsibility of employees, or internal rules of companies, in order to govern corporate. Moreover a law that companies be held accountable for their actions has become inadequate. As a consequence, a new strong legislation is required. Goldson S. (2015) point out that transparency and judgment of corporate has grown significantly in the last decade by promoting of new legislation that adequate with international criteria. Therefore, this may be considered as the best accomplishments, whereas more actions now are needed again. The primary objective of personal liability is to deter or dissuade individuals from committing crimes that benefit them at the expense of society. Personal criminal liability realises…show more content…
According to Arlen (2011), corporate criminal Law helps in deterring both intentional and unintentional corporate crimes. Undeliberate commission of a corporate crime may also occur when an employee does not eliminate a risk that may amount to a negative outcome. For instance, while discharging his official duties, an employee may unknowingly forget to pass the emitted carbon dioxide through a carbon sequester. The emitted greenhouse gasses may cause environmental pollution. Whether the corporate crime was intentional or unintentional. Corporate criminal law assumes that the corporation and its employees influenced the commission of this crime. The plant attendant committed the crime directly while the corporation committed the crime indirectly. As stated earlier, intentional corporate crimes result when an individual perpetrates a crime with the knowledge that he or she is doing something that is against the law. Arlen adds than the person commits a corporate crime because he is aware of the benefits he will earn from it. However, committing this sort of crime may cause a social harm on

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