Corporate Criminal Liability
An understanding of current global trends is key to managing corporate risk.
Linklaters review of corporate criminal liability in 24 jurisdictions provides at-a-glance answers to twelve questions, including:
- whether a company can be held criminally liable for wrongdoing in a given jurisdiction;
- whether it is legally obliged to co-operate with the prosecution authorities there;
- the kind of sanctions that can be imposed on a company found criminally liable for corporate wrongdoing; and
- the relevance of an effective compliance system to a company's ultimate liability.