[Issue 2] Book Review 1: European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability

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EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENTS IN CORPORATE CRIMINAL LIABILITY
JAMES GOBERT& ANA-MARIA PASCAL
LONDON: ROUTLEDGE, 2011

Reviewed by Mark FENWICK, Kyushu University

One of the most important changes brought about by the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty was the introduction of a new framework for European Union criminal law. The problematic characterization of criminal law as belonging to the third “pillar” of the Union and hence an “intergovernmental” issue was finally ended, thus placing criminal law issues on an equal footing with other areas of Union law.