Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Corporate Liability (M. Petrin and C. Witting eds. 2022)
19 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2022 Last revised: 11 Apr 2022
Date Written: March 16, 2022
This research handbook chapter provides a brief introduction to corporate criminal liability as a subject of academic inquiry. The chapter surveys and critiques the theoretical arguments for and against the practice, the doctrinal alternatives and complications involved in bringing the theory to ground, the central influence of the structure and behavior of enforcement institutions, and the role of political economy in the development of this legal phenomenon.
Keywords: Corporate Liability, Corporate Enforcement, White Collar Crime, Business Crime, Compliance
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