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Germany cuts “death penalty” rule from corporate criminal liability bill

By Will Barbieri

24 April 2020

Germany cuts “death penalty” rule from corporate criminal liability bill
Detlev Rohwedder House, seat of the German Ministry of Finance (Credit: elenaburn)

Germany has removed a provision from proposed corporate criminal liability reforms that allowed courts to dissolve companies found guilty of serious criminal misconduct.