In a case now pending before the 2nd Circuit, United States v. Ionia Management SA, the defendant corporation, as well as a diverse group of business and legal organizations acting as amici curiae, are asking the court to re-examine what had previously been accepted as black-letter law regarding when a corporation may properly be held vicariously liable for the acts of its employees. Attorneys Ronald G. White and Charles L. Shaw discuss the issues involved.
'Ionia' Challenge to Corporate Criminal Liability
New York Law Journal
November 21, 2008
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