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BTF2223 - Corporate crime

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Gerald Acquaah-Gaisie


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


An overview of conduct that constitutes criminality in the business world. It draws together from the various areas of business law and taxation provisions governing inappropriate conduct within corporate entities which have the potential to attract criminal and/or other serious sanctions. It discusses the mechanisms for detecting and penalising such offences and the possible penalties.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (open book, 3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week


BTF1010 or equivalent