Criminal Corporate Liability

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th March 2017.

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Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Solicitor-General 12:00 am, 16th March 2017

The Bribery Act 2010 “failure to prevent” offence is holding corporate offenders to account for criminal activity. We are introducing a new offence of failing to prevent tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Bill. Building on this, the Government have published a call for evidence to explore the options for further reform, including extending the “failure to prevent” offence.