Boardroom Scandal

The Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Author(s): 
Taylor, James
ISBN: 
9780199695799
Date published: 
April 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Considers the role played by the criminal law in regulating the economy, posing the question: should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? Explores changing approaches to the question of criminal sanctions in Victorian Britain and the economic, social, political, and legal origins of these reforms, and their main effects.