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Corporate Criminal Responsibility for International Crimes: Exploring the Possibilities

http://chinesejil.oxfordjournals.org/content/12/1/43.abstract

This article investigates whether it is possible and recommendable that corporate criminal responsibility should be introduced for international crimes and that the International Criminal Court should therefore have jurisdiction over legal entities

The recurrent question is whether it would have been fair and feasible in those situations to hold the legal entity which these corporate agents were representing criminally responsible as well. The analysis reveals that the answer to this question would undoubtedly have been affirmative

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