This highly topical Research Handbook examines how to deter corporate misconduct through public enforcement and private interventions. Contributors present theoretical and empirical analyses of individual and organizational liability for corporate misconduct, securities, fraud and corruption. Other chapters evaluate private interventions, such as whistleblowing and compliance.
Chapters cover individual and organizational liability evaluate issues such as individual liability for corporate crime, deferred and non-prosecution agreements, supervisory liability, the cost to organizations of reputational damage from corporate settlements, corporate and individual liability for securities fraud, the SEC's revolving door, multi-jurisdictional enforcement of anti-corruption laws, the scope of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and countries' efforts to deter corruption by state actors. Chapters on private interventions examine optimal compliance, behavioral compliance, the role of the General Counsel, internal investigations, and whistleblowing. This Research Handbook also highlights promising avenues for future research.
The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing is designed to provide a broad introduction to the literature in each area covered, as well as in-depth original analysis on important issues of concern to legal researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners.
'This wide-ranging collection of chapters on corporate criminality reflects the marriage of law and the social sciences at its best. At every stage, the discussion in individual chapters is admirably focused. The contributors to this Research Handbook are at the forefront of this multi-disciplinary field. Professor Jennifer Arlen's introduction provides a unifying perspective and a welcome degree of continuity throughout the book.'
– Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School, US
'The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing is the new reference work for what is known about corporate crime deterrence. Simply put, this is what happens when you assemble contributions from the leading scholars of corporate crime and the corporate criminal law, and they deliver. This Research Handbook is an indispensable resource for academics across a wide range of methods and disciplines, policy-makers, private-sector practitioners, and government functionaries.'
– William S. Laufer, University of Pennsylvania, US
'In this impressive volume, Jennifer Arlen brings together a diverse team of corporate crime scholars to tackle critical issues and unresolved puzzles in the enforcement area—the salience of which are even greater as we move into a new era of deregulation. Some of the answers may surprise you but the journey to get there is wide-ranging, illuminating, and empirically informed. This is essential reading for those who want to prevent and control corporate crime.'
– Sally S. Simpson, University of Maryland, College Park, US
Contributors: C.R. Alexander, J. Arlen, M.H. Baer, S.W. Buell, S.J. Choi, K.E. Davis, D. Freeman Engstrom, B.L. Garrett, J. Helgand, V. Khanna, M.l. Klausner, D.C. Langevoort, G.P. Miller, A.C. Pritchard, S. Rose-Ackerman, T. Søreide, M.C. Stephenson, T.R. Tyler.
Edited by Jennifer Arlen, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law; Director, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement; and Director, Center for Law, Economics and Organization, New York University School of Law, US.