Talk To Us

Taylor & Buchalter | Articles

Negligence in Major Institutions not Treated as Criminal

The Irish Times 10.13

Speaking at a conference on the aftermath of the financial crisis yesterday, Mr Justice Frank Clarke of The Supreme Court said there were strong arguments for and against making gross incompetence a criminal offence, but that he was suggesting it only as a possible issue for discussion

“What we have not traditionally done, in Ireland and in many other countries, is treated even gross negligence in the management of important institutions or major companies as criminal activity,” he told an audience at Griffith College in Dublin.

Read full article here