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Barclays Qatar fraud case (Part II)—the failed basis for corporate liability

Published on: 02 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Barclays Qatar fraud case (Part II)—the failed basis for corporate liability
  • What did the courts say about the identification principle of corporate criminal responsibility and how did it apply to the factual matrix presented in this case?
  • What does this case indicate about the challenges facing those prosecuting companies for such offending?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: In the second part of a three-part series of articles considering the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO’s) failed investigation and prosecution of Barclays and others, in connection with how the bank had raised money during the 2008 banking crisis, barrister Shiv Haria-Shah and solicitors Rubi Palmieri and Ed Pearson, all of Fulcrum Chambers, consider the courts' decisions in the proceedings against the bank and the attribution of individuals' conduct to a company. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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