Corporate Crime: A Reference Handbook

Corporate Crime: A Reference Handbook

by Richard D. Hartley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598840851

ISBN-13: 9781598840858

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Corporate Crime examines the ever-present problem of white-collar and corporate crime, not only within the United States but also worldwide.

• Excerpts and quotes from speeches and reports by both corporate offers convicted of crimes and law enforcement personnel

• Biographical profiles of key figures, from Michael Milken to Ken Lay

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Overview

Corporate Crime examines the ever-present problem of white-collar and corporate crime, not only within the United States but also worldwide.

• Excerpts and quotes from speeches and reports by both corporate offers convicted of crimes and law enforcement personnel

• Biographical profiles of key figures, from Michael Milken to Ken Lay

• A chronology of milestones in corporate crime, from the English Joint Stock Company and the Federal Trade Commission Act to Enron, WorldCom and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

• Lists of agencies, organizations, and associations that deal with corporate crime

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840858
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Background and History

Corporate and White-Collar Crime Defined

Corporate Crime Typologies

History of Corporate Entities and Corporate Offending

The Corporation Today

Laws and Legal Origins of Corporate Crime

Recent Legislation

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Criminal Antitrust Penalty Enhancement & Reform Act

Types of Corporate Crime

Fraud, Tax Evasion, and Economic Exploitation

Price-Fixing, Price-Gouging, and False Advertising

Corporate Theft, Exploitation, and Unfair Labor Practices

Violent Corporate Offenses

Unsafe Environmental Practices

Unsafe Consumer Products

Unsafe Working Conditions

Universities and Colleges as Corporate Offenders

Importance of Studying Corporate and White-Collar Crime

Conclusion

References

Chapter 2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions

Types of Corporate Crime and Definitional Problems

Should Corporations Be Held Socially Responsible

Prosecution of Corporations

Problems With Criminal Justice System Control

Punishment of Corporate Crime

Remedies for Harm Done

Determining Fines

Probationary Sentences

Deferred Prosecutions

Measuring Corporate Crime

Sources of Data

Federal Sources

State and Municipal Sources

Detecting and Controlling Corporate Crime

Improving Current Methods

Conclusion

References

Chapter 3: Worldwide Perspective

Corporate Offending Outside the United States

Globalization and Its Effects on Corporate Offending Worldwide

The Extent of Corporate Offending in Other Countries

Political Corruption and Corporate Crime

Corruption in Services, Development, and Post-Conflict Construction

Corporate Crime and Reconstruction in the Wake of Conflict

Rebuilding Iraq

Access to Healthcare Worldwide

Corruption and HIV/AIDS

Corruption in Mexico's Public Health System

Healthcare Reform: Columbia Versus Venezuela

Recommendations for the Health Sector

What in the World can be Done?

Laws and Legislation Against Corporate Offending around the World

Inter-American Convention Against Corruption

The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption

United Nations Convention Against Corruption

United Nations Global Impact

Other Resources in the Global Fight Against Corruption

Detecting and Controlling Corporate Crime Worldwide

Prosecution of Corporations in Other Countries

Punishment of Corporation Worldwide

Conclusion

References

Chapter 4: Chronology

Chapter 5: Biographical Sketches

Henry Clayton

Marshall B. Clinard

Bernard Ebbers

Andrew Fastow

Alberto Fujimori

Gilbert Geis

Dennis Kozlowski

Kenneth Lay

Patrick Leahy

Michael Milkin

Slobodan Milosevic

Ferdinand Marcos

Stephanie A. Martz

Paul J. McNulty

Robert F. Meier

Ralph Nader

Michael Oxley

Henry N. Pontell

John Rigas

Paul Sarbanes

Sally S. Simpson

Jeffrey K. Skilling

Adam Smith

Arlen J. Specter

Eliot Spitzer

Nadine Strossen

Mohammed Suharto

Edwin Sutherland

Larry D. Thompson

Gary Winnick

Paul C. Yeager

Chapter 6: Facts and Data

Facts and Statistics on Corporate Crime

Government Reports and Documents

Legislation Pertaining to Corporate Offending

The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890

The Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914

The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Governmental Commentary on Corporate Offending

Quotes

Other Relevant Documents

References

Chapter 7: Directory of Organizations

American Antitrust Institute

Antitrust Modernization Commission

Center for Corporate Policy

Corporate Fraud Task Force

The Council of Europe

Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Federal Trade Commission

The International Montary Fund

Internet Crime Complaint Center

Interpol

The Latin American Centre for Development

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National White-Collar Crime Center

Organization For Competitive Markets

The Organization of American States

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission

White Collar Crime Research Consortium

World Bank

World Trade Organization

Chapter 8: Resources

Print Resources

Books

Journal Articles

Dissertations

Magazines and Newsletters

Government Documents and Agency Publications

Non-print Resources

Videos

Websites

Glossary

Index

About the Author

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