Corporate crime

Corporate crime
corporate crime

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • corporate crime — Any criminal offense committed by and hence chargeable to a corporation because of activities of its officers or employees (e.g., price fixing, toxic waste dumping). Often referred to as white collar crime …   Black's law dictionary

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  • corporate crime — /ˌkɔpərət ˈkraɪm/ (say .kawpuhruht kruym) noun offences committed by employees or directors or public officers of corporations, in the context of the business affairs of a company …   Australian-English dictionary

  • State-corporate crime — In criminology, the concept of state corporate crime or incorporated governance refers to crimes that result from the relationship between the policies of the state and the policies and practices of commercial corporations. The term was coined by …   Wikipedia

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  • Corporate manslaughter — is a crime in several jurisdictions, including England and Wales and Hong Kong.[1] It enables a corporation to be punished and censured for culpable conduct that leads to a person s death. This extends beyond any compensation that might be… …   Wikipedia

  • Corporate law — (also company or corporations law) is the study of how shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and other stakeholders such as consumers, the community and the environment interact with one another under the internal rules of the firm.… …   Wikipedia

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