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UK corporate liability reform ideas unveiled, but critics say they don't go far enough

By Martin Coyle and Annie Robertson
  • 10 Jun 2022 00:01
  • 09 Jun 2022 18:17
Long-awaited ideas to shake up the UK’s corporate criminal liability laws have been published, including steps that would extend the "failure to prevent" type of offense to fraud. But lawmakers and campaigners immediately criticized the plans as not going far enough.

The Law Commission, an independent agency that reviews legislation in England and

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