White-Collar and Corporate Crime: A Documentary and Reference Guide

White-Collar and Corporate Crime: A Documentary and Reference Guide

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From Gilded Age railroad scandals to the muckraking period and from the Savings and Loan debacle to corporate fallout during the recent economic meltdown, some individuals and companies have chosen to take the low road to achieve qthe American dream.q While these offenders throughout modern history may have lacked ethics, morals, or good judgment, they certainly were not wanting in terms of creativity. White-Collar and Corporate Crime: A Documentary and Reference Guide traces the fascinating history of white-collar and corporate criminal behavior from the 1800s through the 2010 passage of the Dodd-Frank financial reform measure. Author Gilbert Geis scrutinizes more than a century of episodes involving corporate corruption and other self-serving behaviors that violate antitrust laws, bribery statutes, and fraud laws. The various attempts made by authorities to rein in greed and the methods employed by wrongdoers to evade these controls are also discussed and evaluated.A Documentary and Reference Guide Gilbert Geis ... The S.E.C. responds, however, that these statements are hollow. The Banka#39;s argument that the proxy statement was not misleading rests in material part on reference to a schedule that was not even attached to the ... Overall, indeed, the partiesa#39; submissions, when carefully read, leave the distinct impression that the proposed Consent Judgment was aanbsp;...


Title:White-Collar and Corporate Crime: A Documentary and Reference Guide
Author: Gilbert Geis
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-10-17
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