By Richard D. Hartley
Should businesses and their staff be held criminally chargeable for shoddy company practices? This quantity explores each side of the query, discussing the character and scope of company crime, the controversies surrounding it, and the main promising suggestions. How can we outline company crime and the way can we observe it? company Crime publications readers in the course of the definitions and ideas in addition to the problems in detecting, prosecuting, and punishing company wrongdoing.
How do firms break out with their crimes? This reference examines either the successes and the disasters of presidency and legislation enforcement regulations in regards to the punishment of company crime and explores best modern proposals for controlling and deterring it. it really is a vital details resource for any citizen of company America.
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Since the beginning of the 21st century, we have observed unparalleled levels of corporate malfeasance and financial wrongdoing. The bankruptcies of WorldCom and Enron have raised public ire about the legitimacy of reported corporate profits. 8 billion (“Corporate America’s Woes, Continued” 2002). The top-level officers in these companies have also been accused and convicted of wrongdoing. Some top executives have enjoyed the rewards of the sales of their companies’ stocks prior to filing for bankruptcy and have been charged with fraud in the process.
Corporate Crime: A Reference Handbook by Richard D. Hartley