This assessment requires you to write a briefing paper for the FAiCT agency, based on
the case provided to you. The assessment is the culmination of the research
and analysis of the topic and development of recommendations and professional
The purpose of this task is to:
- Develop desktop research skills on a topical criminological matter
- Develop professional writing skills
- Develop group management and evaluation skills
The unit learning outcome(s) assessed is/are:
LO 1,2, 3, 4, 5
Welcome to the Federal Agency for Investigation of Corporate Transactions (FAiCT).
You are about to undertake an assessment program as part of
the application process for the position of the associate investigator with FAiCT. The
application process requires you to undertake a series of tasks at the FAiCT offices
during your induction period. The purpose of these tasks cumulates in your briefing
the director of FAiCT on a specific allegation of Corporate crime.
From a set of facts supplied to you, you will use the case study scenario and
your checklist (from Assessment 1) to write a briefing paper for the Director of FAiCT.
Develop a briefing paper (in the form of a report) based on:
The case provided to you, and your understanding of the facts of the case
Your research, based on your understanding of relevant legislation, readings on
corporate crime and precedent cases.
Your analysis, supported by your understanding of the above plus your checklist
(from Assessment 1). You should also address other ideas from the course, such
as Corporate Social Responsibility, criminological theory and the social
consequences of the scenario.
Your recommendation of what FAiCT should do:
Individual or Corporate liability
Civil or Criminal routes
Referrals to other Agencies
Type of assignment: Report