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Title: Abuse of Corporate Power: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Priorities and Economy in Government of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States
Corporate Author: US Congress
Joint Economic Cmtte
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 203
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Congressional hearing focused on abuses of corporate power, including bribes, kickbacks, illegal campaign contributions, and other improper uses of corporate funds.
Abstract: The Subcommittee members differentiated between white collar crime, and cases where corporations wrongfully used their funds as a matter of policy, with the approval and active participation of top-ranking management. The hearing was convened to examine the extent and seriousness of corporate abuses, their impact on economic policy, the estimated costs of corporate abuses to the taxpayer, and potential solutions to these problems. Witnesses included, inter alia, the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, officials from the General Accounting Office, and corporate officers of Translinear, Inc. 1 appendix
Main Term(s): Corporate criminal liability
Index Term(s): Congressional information; Corporate crimes; White collar crime
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