COMMENT: Debate over Anglo sentencing

The decision not to impose custodial sentences on the two former senior Anglo executives is already setting off a storm of debate on social media, writes Cliff Taylor.

29th April, 2014
Cliff Taylor

The decision not to impose custodial sentences on the two former senior Anglo executives – Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan – is already setting off a storm of debate on social media and across the airwaves.

Given the unprecedented nature of the case - relating to a breach of section 60 of the Companies Act - it was impossible to know what to expect. The jury had decided that the men were guilty of breaking...

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