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NCJ Number: 229030 Find in a Library
Title: UNAFEI Resource Material Series No. 76
Corporate Author: United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders
Japan
Editor(s): Grace Lord
Date Published: December 2008
Page Count: 216
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders
Tokyo, Japan
Publication Number: ISBN 978-4-87033-281-2
Sale Source: United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders
26-1 Harumi-Cho, Fuchu
Tokyo,
Japan
Publisher: http://www.unafei.or.jp/english/ 
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: Japan
Annotation: This report presents visiting experts' papers, participants' papers, and group reports that compose the work product of UNAFEI's (United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders') 137th International Training Course entitled "Corporate Crime and the Criminal Liability of Corporate Entities," as well as participants' papers and group reports of UNAFEI's 10th Annual International Training Course on the Criminal Justice Response to Corruption.
Abstract: Visiting experts' papers for the 137th International Training Course pertain to how the European Union protects its public funds from fraud and corruption and effective measures against corporate crime and corporate liability in Singapore. Five participants' papers address how the following countries counter corporate crime through legislation, investigation, prosecution, and adjudication: Brazil, Malawi, the Philippines, South Africa, and Thailand. Group reports pertain to issues that concern the legal framework on corporate crime, corporate liability, and misuse of corporate vehicles; the investigation of corporate crime; and trial and sentencing in corporate crime cases. For the 10th International Training Course on the Criminal Justice Response to Corruption, five participants' papers address the following countries' criminal justice efforts to counter public corruption: Cameroon, Malawi, Moldova, the Philippines, and Thailand. Two group reports were produced from the 10th International Training Course on the Criminal Justice Response to Corruption. They pertain to issues in the investigation and prosecution of corruption, handling of assets, and mutual legal assistance and extradition, as well as criminalization, independence, and integrity of the criminal justice system, speedy trial, appropriate sanctions, and preventive measures. Appended photograph and listing of participants
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Brazil; Cameroon; Corporate crimes; Corporate criminal liability; Corporate sentencing; Corruption of public officials; Foreign laws; International cooperation; Investigative techniques; Malawi; Philippines; Prosecution; South Africa; Thailand; Trials
Note: For individual papers in this series, see NCJ-299031-37
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