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Corporate Obligations under Customary International Law

Markos Karavias

in Corporate Obligations under International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674381
eISBN:
9780191752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674381.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the formation of customary international law. It then considers corporate obligations under international human rights law and international criminal law. The ... More


The Evolution of Corporate Criminal Law

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the evolution of corporate criminal law in America. The historical phases of the substantive corporate criminal law discussed in the chapter share the tension accompanying the ... More


Corporate Obligations under Treaty Law

Markos Karavias

in Corporate Obligations under International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674381
eISBN:
9780191752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674381.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the position of corporations in international treaties appertaining to human rights and international criminal law, and the extent to which such instruments serve as the ... More


Recognizing Personhood

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews the place of corporate personhood in the criminal law. The rhetoric of personhood and its evils are discussed. The challenges of making personhood relevant are also considered, ... More


China

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

China’s anti-corruption legislation prohibits both official corruption and commercial bribery. China is a civil law country. It does not have a uniform national anti-corruption law yet, and the ... More


Playing Games

in Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reveals the effects of an abandoned substantive corporate criminal law, where prosecutorial discretion trumps liability rules; where there is a whim and arbitrariness to corporate ... More


Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

William S. Laufer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We live in an era defined by corporate greed and malfeasance—one in which unprecedented accounting frauds and failures of compliance run rampant. In order to calm investor fears, revive perceptions ... More


Tax Evasion as Crime

Stuart P. Green

in Philosophical Foundations of Tax Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798439
eISBN:
9780191839436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798439.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers tax evasion through the lens of criminal law theory. It explores how ‘taxes’ differ from fees, fines, penalties, forfeitures, and other government assessments, using the ... More


Advising the Board on Corporate Law and Other Laws

E. Norman Veasey and Christine T. Di Guglielmo

in Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199315604
eISBN:
9780190259792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315604.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on corporate law, it being the comprehensive law that encompasses a wide range of legal consequences. Part of the chief legal officer's (CLO) duty is to advise the corporate ... More


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