Prosecuting corporate crime and criminalising corporate culture
course

Prosecuting corporate crime and criminalising corporate culture

UNSW EDGE
Updated Jun 25, 2024
Course Description

CPD units: 1

Knowledge area: Substantive law

 

Prosecuting corporate crime and criminalising corporate culture
Susanna Ford, Partner, Arnold Bloch Leibler and;
Sam Pararajasingham, Barrister, Forbes Chambers

This videocast covers the background on a discussion of cases including those relating to...

  • Corporate criminal liability – relevant offence provision
  • How criminal liability is established and proved – elements of the offences
  • Criminalising corporate culture and prosecuting “unfairness”
  • Law reform – ALRC review into corporate criminality; reforms to the criminal code; and the extension of the Federal Court’s criminal jurisdiction
  • Practical challenges in prosecuting and defending prosecutions of the corporate entity – a case study of a securities law criminal proceeding – i.e. insider trading/unconscionable conduct

Recorded: 25 July 2019