White-Collar Crime: A call to account
The Government is determined to make the law on corporate manslaughter more effective, but will the latest legislation target the right people, and will it make a difference to the victims? Michael Caplan reports
In the autumn the Government will publish its long-awaited draft legislation on corporate manslaughter. Its committed aim is to make the law on corporate manslaughter more effective and to “improve the lot of victims”. It will undoubtedly target large companies, but how far will it go, and what difference will it make in reality?
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