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Regulation of Corporate Crime - LAWS6317

Year - 2018

This unit will examine, from a comparative (particularly United States and United Kingdom) perspective, the current debates over the regulation of corporate crime from both legal and policy perspectives. Different theoretical perspectives on the nature and causes of corporate crime, and the role of the state in regulating corporate behaviour will be examined, with a view to determining the reasons for the failure of the criminal justice and regulatory systems to respond to corporate crime. The role of criminal, civil and regulatory sanctions in deterring corporate crime will also be examined. Offenses covered will include fraud, bribery, corruption, money laundering, revenue offenses, competition law offenses, corporate manslaughter and various offenses under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). With this foundation, students will be encouraged to think critically and to apply the principles they have learned to case studies.

Classes
Apr 5, 6 and 12, 13 (9-4)

Assessment
class participation (10%), 2500wd case study (35%), 5500wd essay (55%)

Additional information
It is recommended that students have some knowledge of corporate law and criminal law and procedure, or have had practical experience in these areas.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive April

26 Mar 2018

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 27 Apr 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Olivia Dixon
HECS Band: 3
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