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- Recent FCPA Developments Highlight Risk of Individual Liability. Santangelo, Betty; Stein, Gary; Sung-Hee Suh; White, Peter H. // Financial Fraud Law Report;Mar2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p269
Two recent developments underscore the extensive reach of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which can extend criminal liability to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike and to circumstances where an individual does not have actual knowledge that a bribe was paid. The authors of this article...
- UK cracks down on corporate bribes. Collins, Stuart // Business Insurance;5/3/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 18, p3
The article reports on the possible impact of the recently passed anti-bribery legislation in Great Britain on the exposure of corporate directors to liability claims. Legal experts state that companies need to revisit their risk management practices, governance controls and directors and...
- STRICT LIABILITY OFFENSES: ARE THEY REAL CRIMES? Levenson, Laurie L. // Criminal Justice;Spring2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p13
The article offers information on strict liability crimes as one of the most confusing areas of criminal law.
- Secondary Liability Under Section 10 (b) of the Securities Act of 1934. Fischel, Daniel R. // California Law Review;Jan1981, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p80
Focuses on the secondary liability under Section 10(b) of the Securities Act of 1934. Development of secondary liability and the current state of the law; Use of tort and criminal law doctrines as basis for imposing secondary liability; Information on secondary liability and congressional intent.
- CUMULATIVE INDEX. // Accountancy;May98, Vol. 121 Issue 1257, p76
Reports that the Law Commission of Great Britain has published a report, entitled 'Legislating the Criminal Code: Corruption'. Attachment of a draft bill to the report; Commission's recommendation of a major rationalization of the law of corruption; Creation of offenses to replace the existing...
- Reliance on a Lawyer's Mistaken Advice-Should it be an Excuse from Criminal Liability? Gur-Arye, Miriam // American Journal of Criminal Law;Summer2002, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p455
Examines the use of a client's reliance on the lawyer's mistaken advice as a defense to criminal liability in the U.S. Rationales behind the rule that a mistake of law is no excuse, including the concept of estoppel; Distinction between a mistake of fact and a mistake of law; Difficulties...
- IS RISK A HARM? Finkelstein, Claire // University of Pennsylvania Law Review;Jan2003, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p963
Focuses on the legal interpretation of the liability of a person risking the welfare of others. Culpability of the offender; Concept of harm; Reference to the interpretation of harm under civil and criminal law.
- Causation in Tort Law. Wright, Richard W. // California Law Review;Dec85, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p1737
Presents a systematic critique of various accounts of the causation requirement in tort law. Manner in which causal inquiry fits into tort liability analysis; Nature and content of causal inquiry; Problems and controversies dealing with the relationships among causation, probability and risk.
- Comments. // California Law Review;Oct62, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p651
Presents an update on California law as of October 1962. Analysis of Penal Code section 1203; Examination of problems relating to publication in the law of copyright; Discussion on the problem of investor liability in different situations.