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Veil over the nets (unravelling corporate liability for IUU fishing offences)


Griggs, LD and Lugten, GL, Veil over the nets (unravelling corporate liability for IUU fishing offences), Marine Policy, 31, (2007) pp. 159-168. ISSN 0308-597X (2007) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2006.05.015


The illegal plundering of fishing stocks worldwide is masked behind a maze of corporate structures that makes discovery of the beneficiaries of such activity, difficult, if not impossible to identify. This paper outlines the problem of illegal fishing and then develops a multi-layered response to avert the veil of corporate entity being used as a means of preventing domestic States from answering the principal thematic question—who is the true beneficiary of this illegal behaviour, and who should be held responsible.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Illegal fishing; Corporate veil hiding beneficial owners; Responsibility for fishing offences
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Public law
Research Field:Public law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Griggs, LD (Mr Lynden Griggs)
UTAS Author:Lugten, GL (Dr Gail Lugten)
ID Code:46869
Year Published:2007
Web of Science® Times Cited:25
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2007-09-05
Last Modified:2010-05-14
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