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DLA Piper

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Work +39 02 80 61 81
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Main work contacts

CategoryContact
Corporate Goffredo Guerra
Employment Giampiero Falasca
Energy Francesco Novelli
Fashion Davide Rossetti
Financial services Ugo Calo
Finance and projects Antonio Lombardo
Insurance Bruno Giuffre
IPT Gualtiero Dragotti
Life sciences, health and social care Roberto Valenti
Litigation and regulatory Stefano Modenesi
Media, sports and entertainment
Private clients Antonio Martin
Real estate Olaf Schmidt
Tax Antonio Tomassini
Technology Giulio Coraggio

Legal Developments by:
DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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