Corporate Criminal Liability in England and Wales: Past, Present, and Future

  • Celia WellsEmail author
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 9)


We usually think of law reform as a three-stage sequence in which an issue inadequately covered by existing law is identified, followed by proposals to fill that gap, leading to legislative change and improvement. The recent history of corporate criminal liability in England and Wales has transposed the last two stages of this process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BristolBristolUK

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