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Lawyer's new book decries lack of aggressive action on corporate crime

Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Ian Harvey

More aggressive enforcement of existing statutes — not more laws — are needed to stop corporations and their executives from behaving badly, said Toronto lawyer Norm Keith.

Speaking at the second edition launch of his book, Corporate Crime, Accountability and Social Responsibility in Canada (LexisNexis 2016) he also said stepped-up prosecution should be mitigated by alternative process options to speed things up, cut costs and liability.

Keith, a partner at Fasken Martineau in Toronto has 33 years of experience practising in the area of corporate and...