Focus on: Corporate offences

Focus on: Corporate offences

This month we focus on corporate offences.

This extract from the LexisPSL practice note covers:

  • Corporate Crimes and Companies Act 2006
  • Fraudulent trading
  • Falsification of company books
  • Failing to prevent bribery

The full note also covers:

  • Sanctions busting
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Levying payment for safety equipment
  • Unlawfully obtaining data
  • Notification offence

Corporate crimes and the Companies Act 2006

The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) amends and restates much of what is contained in the Companies Act 1985 and Companies Act 1989 together with company law provisions from other statutes. It also amends other legislation in particular the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (

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