Corporate Criminal Liability

Emergence, Convergence, and Risk
series:Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice

With industrialization and globalization, corporations acquired the capacity to influence societies for better or worse. Yet, corporations are not traditional objects of criminal law. Justified by notions of personal moral guilt, criminal norms have been judged inapplicable to fictional persons who “think” and “act” through human beings. The expansion of new corporate criminal liability (CCL) …