4 Week Live Course on White Collar Crimes

Course Introduction: 

In this course, we will embark on an exploration of the clandestine world of financially motivated offenses committed by those in positions of trust. Throughout this course, we will navigate the intricate landscape of white-collar crimes, unravelling their complexities and implications for individuals, businesses, and society. From fraud and insider trading to cybercrime and corruption, we will delve into the various forms and mechanisms of these illicit activities. Through engaging discussions, case studies, and critical analysis, we will endeavour to comprehend the underlying factors driving white collar crimes and evaluate the effectiveness of regulatory measures and ethical frameworks in combating them

Course Structure:

SESSION 1: Introduction: Concept, Origin, Historical Background

SESSION 2: Jurisprudence of White Collar Crimes

SESSION 3: Features and Types of White Collar Crimes 

SESSION 4: White Collar Crimes and India

SESSION 5: Socio-Economic Offences

SESSION 6: Laws regarding Socio-Economic Offences 

SESSION 7: Victims of White Collar Crimes 

SESSION 8: National Law Commission Reports.


  • Familiarization: Introduce students to the concept and scope of white collar crimes, providing a foundational understanding of the various forms and mechanisms involved.
  • Analysis: Encourage critical analysis of the socio-economic, legal, and ethical factors that contribute to the occurrence and perpetuation of white collar crimes.
  • Investigation Techniques: Explore the techniques and strategies employed in investigating and prosecuting white collar crimes, emphasizing the importance of effective law enforcement and regulatory measures.
  • Regulatory Understanding: Develop an understanding of the regulatory frameworks and compliance mechanisms aimed at deterring and preventing white collar crimes, assessing their strengths and limitations.
  • Ethical Consideration: Foster ethical awareness and sensitivity towards issues of corporate responsibility, accountability, and integrity in the context of white collar crimes.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identification: Students will be able to identify and classify various types of white collar crimes, understanding their distinguishing features and implications.
  • Analysis: Develop analytical skills to assess the socio-economic, legal, and ethical dimensions of white collar crimes, critically evaluating their impact on individuals, organizations, and society.
  • Investigative Techniques: Acquire knowledge of investigative techniques and methodologies used in uncovering and prosecuting white collar crimes, demonstrating an understanding of the complexities involved.
  • Regulatory Evaluation: Evaluate the effectiveness of regulatory frameworks and enforcement mechanisms in addressing white collar crimes, discerning their strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
  • Ethical Decision-Making: Demonstrate ethical awareness and decision-making skills in navigating ethical dilemmas related to white collar crimes, considering principles of fairness, justice, and accountability.

Prime Takeaway:

Theoretical and practical aspects of White Collar Crimes including but not restricted to an Introduction: Concept, Origin, Historical Background; Jurisprudence of White Collar Crimes; Features and Types of White Collar Crimes; White Collar Crimes and India; Socio-Economic Offences; Laws regarding Socio-Economic Offences; Victims of White Collar Crimes and National Law Commission Reports.


Assessment in the “Understanding White Collar Crimes” course encompasses a multifaceted approach aimed at evaluating students’ comprehension, critical thinking, and application of course materials. Through a combination of quizzes, assignments, a research paper, presentations, and a final exam, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their mastery of key concepts, analytical skills, and ethical reasoning related to white collar crimes. Quizzes and assignments provide regular checkpoints for understanding, while the research paper offers a platform for in-depth exploration of specific topics within the realm of white collar crimes. Presentations foster communication skills and encourage students to articulate their findings and engage in constructive dialogue with peers. Finally, the final exam serves as a comprehensive assessment of students’ overall understanding and retention of course content. By engaging in diverse assessment methods, students are encouraged to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios, ultimately preparing them to navigate the complexities of white collar crimes with insight, proficiency, and ethical discernment.

Mentor: Professor Pinky Banerjee

Smt. Pinky Banerjee is an Assistant Professor at BMSCL. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in BBA. LLB from K.L.E Society’s Law College, Bangalore, she worked as a Legal Associate in a Corporate Law Firm in Bangalore. She obtained her LLM, with a specialization in Intellectual Property Law and Trade Law from Christ University, Bangalore. Before joining BMSCL, Mrs. Banerjee worked as an Assistant Professor at ISBR Law College. Her passion for the field of law led her to embark on a journey that combines academic excellence and practical experience. Her research interests are aligned with contemporary legal developments in India. Mrs. Banerjee’s focus lies on the development of Digital Data Protection Laws in the country, a field of growing importance in the digital age. Additionally, her areas of expertise encompass Intellectual Property Laws, Media Laws, and Data Protection Laws. She has published papers in reputed journals and attended various seminars.

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