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Corporate crime in Australia

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The authors define corporate crime and outline ten major areas of corporate conduct which may breach the law: companies and securities offences; taxation; occupational health and safety; environmental offences; consumer affairs; restrictive trade practices; food standards; prudential regulation; economic offences against employees; and discriminatory practices. Other topics covered include the inadequacy of statistics on corporate crime; the varieties of governmental response; and key issues in corporate crime control.

Cite article

Grabosky P & Braithwaite J. 1987. Corporate crime in Australia. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 5. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi05