Nadiya Voronytska-Gaidak will hold a presentation on the topic “Peculiarities of Criminal Responsibility of Legal Persons”, at the VIII Annual Criminal Law and Criminal Law Forum, which will be held on December 7, 2018.
The possibility of criminal liability of legal entities is relatively new, and is still not very common in practice. However, this does not mean that this practice will not become widespread in the future. And to us, as lawyers will not have to look for new and new mechanisms for protecting the interests of our clients.
The report will consider the main aspects of legislative regulation of bringing legal persons to criminal liability in Ukraine and abroad.
The legislation of Ukraine contains an exhaustive list of crimes in which an entity can be a legal entity, and a clear list of penalties that can be applied to a legal entity in a criminal proceeding …, but this does not mean that it is not possible to draw a parallel with a legal person to criminal liability director or founder. Let’s talk about the prospects of such court proceedings, and the possibility of damages in the event of a “mistake by law enforcement agencies”!