Hauling companies into the dock: Law Commission issues paper on corporate criminal liability
Today, the Law Commission published its long-awaited paper on the potential reform options for the laws in England and Wales on corporate criminal liability. The Commission’s approach represents a constructive balance, exploring options for ensuring that companies can be held responsible for wrongdoing while seeking to avoid imposing unreasonable economic, regulatory or legal burdens. […]
Webinar: How to start your international career as a lawyer
On 26 May, Michael O’Kane, Senior Partner at Peters & Peters, was interviewed by the College of Law Australia, alongside Olivia Kung, Partner at Wellington Legal, Ross Dakin, Partner at Peppercorn Recruitment, and Helen Wu, Director, Business and Legal Affairs, Marketing and Advertising Counsel, PlayStation. Michael discussed his career route to Peters & Peters […]
Business travel risk: what does new ISO guidance mean for corporate liability?
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Advisers and trustees – risk and fraud awareness in the wake of covid-19
While the full extent of the fallout from covid-19 on the global economy is yet to be seen, history has shown that recessions often uncover and act as a catalyst for fraud. This, coupled with the fact that past economic downturns have shown us that those negatively impacted by portfolio losses will scrutinise the actions […]