Alison Cronin

Dr Alison Cronin

  • Senior Lecturer In Law
  • Weymouth House W404, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Alison's research interests are in corporate and financial crime and history and law. She is currently working on a co-authored book with Prof Christopher Harding, Aberystwyth, entitled Regulating Bad Business Practice: Mapping a Framework for Legal Intervention (Edward Elgar forthcoming 2020) and is a member of the Criminal Law Reform Now Network. Alison is supervising a PhD student researching parent and group corporate liability. Alison leads the Criminal Law and Trusts and Estates Law units at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is the Level 6 year tutor.

Journal Articles

Books

Conferences

  • Cronin, A., 2016. Reforming Corporate Fraud Regulation in the UK: A Model of Manifest Liability. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association 31 March-2 April 2015 Warwick.
  • Cronin, A., 2016. Media Representations of Antisocial Personality Disorder. In: ESRC Seminar Series on Antisocial Personality Disorder 12 January 2016 Bournemouth University.
  • Cronin, A., 2016. Antisocial Personality Disorder, The Criminal Law and 'Victim-Offenders'. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association 5-7 April 2016 Lancaster.
  • Cronin, A., 2016. Vulnerable Users and Digitally Induced Deviance: Questions of Liability in Cybercrime. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association 5-7 April 2016 Lancaster.
  • Cronin, A. and Copp, S.F., 2016. Failure of the 'Failure to Prevent' Model of Financial Crime: A Bespoke Solution for Corporate Fraud. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association 5-7 April 2016 Lancaster.
  • Copp, S. and Cronin, A., 2014. Off Balance Sheet Finance and the 2008 Financial Crisis: The Case for Deterrence Evaluated. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference 2014, Banking and Finance Stream 9-11 April 2014 Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

Reports

  • Cronin, A., 2018. Response to the Treasury Committee's Call for Evidence in the Economic Crime Inquiry. Treasury Committee.
  • Copp, S. and Cronin, A., 2017. "Response to the Ministry of Justice Call for Evidence on Corporate Liability for Economic Crime". Bournemouth University.

Theses

PhD Students

  • Stella Pochin. Parent and Group Liability of Companies

External Responsibilities

  • De Montfort University, Leicester, External examiner (2019-2023)
  • Sunderland University, External Examiner (2013-2016)
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists, Examiner (2008-)

Conference Presentations

  • Financial Crime and Corporate Responsibility: Legal and Historical Approaches, The identification principle and "the really fictitious fiction of English law", 09 Jan 2020, Lancaster
  • Essex University Business Law Seminar Series, Regulatory Self-regulation: Dangers and limits of the new regulatory paradigm, 10 Oct 2019, Colchester
  • Socio-Legal Studies Association, Interrogating the Corporation, Corporate Criminality and Enforcement: Challenging the Assumptions, 01 Apr 2019, Leeds University
  • Socio-Legal Studies Association, Vulnerable Users and Digitally Induced Deviance: Questions of Liability in Cybercrime, 05 Apr 2016, Lancaster
  • Socio-Legal Studies Association, Anti-Social Personality Disorder, The Criminal Law and Victim-Offenders, 05 Apr 2016, Lancaster
  • Socio-Legal Studies Association, Failure of the 'Failure to Prevent' Model of Financial Crime: A Bespoke Solution for Corporate Fraud, 05 Apr 2016, Lancaster
  • Socio Legal Studies Association, Antisocial Personality Disorder, The Criminal Law and Victim Offenders, 05 Apr 2016, Lancaster
  • ESRC Seminar Series, Media Representations of Antisocial Personality Disorder, 12 Jan 2016, Bournemouth University
  • Socio Legal Studies Association, Corporate Fraud: The Case for a Manifest Approach to Liability, 31 Mar 2015, Warwick University

Qualifications

  • PhD in Reforming Corporate Fraud Regulation in the UK (Bournemouth University, 2016)
  • Barrister in Law (2004)
  • LLB (Hons) in Law (2003)

Memberships

  • Socio-Legal Studies Association, Member (2014-),
  • Society of Legal Scholars, Member (2009-),
  • Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Member,
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