Tag Archives: corporate manslaughter

Corporate Manslaughter Has Not Gone Away

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A £40,000 fine might not sound much to one of the largest container shipping companies in the world, operating in 58 companies. But in this case it is perhaps the very size of the company concerned and the nature of … Continue reading →

Corporate Manslaughter, Directors Duties and the Meaning of Neglect

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I posted a blog a little while back on the subject of corporate manslaughter which seemed to provoke a lot of interest not least from the Japanese broadcasters NHK who were researching a documentary on the subject. More recently I … Continue reading →

Growth in Corporate Manslaughter Charges: Should You Worry?

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The news that the number of corporate manslaughter cases opened by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has risen 40% from 45 in 2011 to 63 in 2012 (according to recent figures published by law firm Pinsent Masons) should perhaps act … Continue reading →