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Assessing the effectiveness of corporate failure to prevent tax evasion offences on corporate behaviour

Published on: 05 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Assessing the effectiveness of corporate failure to prevent tax evasion offences on corporate behaviour
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  • What is the background to this report?
  • What are the most interesting findings of the report?
  • What does this report tell us about the effectiveness of these failure to prevent offences?
  • What can lawyers advising corporates on these offences learn from the conclusions of the report?
  • There has been a lot of debate about the creation of a corporate offence for failure to prevent economic crime, do you think there is a realistic case for the creation of further corporate failure to prevent offences?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Has legislation to prevent the facilitation of domestic and foreign tax evasion changed corporate behaviour? Rachel Cook, senior associate at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP and a consultant editor of the Lloyds Law Review: Financial Crime, looks at the findings of Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) report on the issue and reflects on the likelihood of the creation of a corporate offence of failure to prevent economic crime. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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