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About William K. Black

William K. Black is assistant professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and a Visiting Scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University. He is the author of The War on the S&L Control Frauds.

Articles by William K. Black

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Corporate super-predators

“Control fraud” is what happens when the person who controls a large company is a criminal. Enron was only the most conspicuous example of a pervasive phenomenon in corporate behaviour, says this white-collar criminologist. The participants in openDemocracy’s roundtable on corporate power and responsibility miss the point: as long as regulators fail to ask the right questions, we are condemned to suffer further crimes.

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