05 May 2016
The Law Reform Commission (LRC) has published an issues paper on twelve topics relating to regulatory enforcement and white collar crime. The paper concentrates on two broad themes and draws on recent examples of law reform in these areas in several countries.
The first theme is whether the supervisory and enforcement powers of the state’s main financial and economic regulators are sufficiently adequate or need to be supplemented. Some of the main issues on which the LRC is inviting submissions include:
The second theme considers whether there are gaps in the existing criminal law, particularly in the area of white collar crime. Some of the key issues upon which the LRC is seeking feedback include:
Responses to the issues paper closed on 30 March 2016 and these responses will inform the LRC’s specific proposals for law reform in this area.