Monday February 17, 2020

Anglo Trial: Ignorance of the law is no excuse

Corporate Ireland will be paying close attention to the exacting standards expected of company directors

20th April, 2014

The Anglo trial has been of direct interest to the three accused. However anyone who holds a directorship will be concerned to know what we have learned from this landmark trial in respect of the criminal liability of directors generally.

The biggest lesson is that in order to stay on the right side of the criminal law directors must positively satisfy themselves as to the lawfulness of what their company is doing and they cannot...

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