Justificatory narratives: the collapse of Greensill Capital

Ruggiero, Vincenzo ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4090-849X (2021) Justificatory narratives: the collapse of Greensill Capital. International Journal of Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 10 (3) . ISSN 2202-7998 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.5204/ijcjsd.2019)

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Abstract

The collapse of Greensill Capital, a company whose self-styled owner experimented with innovative supply-chain finance, led to parliamentary inquiries in the UK during the course of 2021. This paper tells the story of the collapse and analyses the justifications mobilised by the company’s owner, Lex Greensill, in defence of his acts. His exculpatory narratives contain classical components that characterise white-collar and financial crime, but also some innovative aspects that may prefigure the future development of these types of crimes.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 34084
Notes on copyright: ©The Author(s) 2021.
Except where otherwise noted, content in this journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. As an open access journal, articles are free to use with proper attribution.
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2021 16:54
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2022 21:36
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/34084

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