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Piercing the legal veil

Peer Zumbansen

Piercing the legal veil

commercial arbitration and transnational law

by Peer Zumbansen

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Published by European University Institute in Badia Fiesolana, Italy .
Written in English

  • Arbitration and award, International.,
  • Dispute resolution (Law)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPeer Zumbansen.
    SeriesEUI working paper -- no.2002/11
    ContributionsEuropean University Institute. Department of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16326769M

    The circumstances in which the corporate veil may be pierced vary from State to State but, as a general rule, it is reserved for exceptional cases. 27 A high threshold is set by domestic company laws to depart from the rule. 28 Veil piercing may be considered where there has been fraud or where the level of control by the parent company is so Cited by: 1.   Piercing the corporate veil or lifting the corporate veil is a legal decision to treat the rights or duties of a corporation as the rights or liabilities of its shareholders.

    Piercing the Veil of Business Incorporation: An Overview of what Warrants It Shittu A. Bello1 and Ogwezzy C. Michael2 Abstract From the age long decision of House of Lords in the case in Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd () AC 22 (HL), it became established that a corporation is a different entity from the owners, shareholders or Size: KB.   A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals of Mississippi confirmed on March 6 what many practitioners probably already assumed – the three-prong test for piercing the veil of corporations applies to efforts to pierce the veil of limited liability companies under Mississippi law.

      Veil piercing is an equitable remedy which is utilized by judges only on very select occasions and is normally limited to scenarios where the legal entity’s ownership (whether persons or other legal entity) both: (A) dominated the legal entity in a manner that can be fairly described as the “alter-ego” of the legal entity; and (B) misused.   BOOK REVIEW: Piercing the Veil of State Enterprises in International Arbitration Friday, 3 October Author: Albert Badia. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Reviewed by Martins Paparinskis, lecturer at University College London Reasonable people may strongly disagree about crucial legal issues in.

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But when cash is tight and owners aren't careful, if an unpaid creditor sues for payment a court might "pierce the corporate veil" (lift the corporation or LLC's veil of limited liability) and hold the owners personally liable for their company's business debts.

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the above principles, named ‘piercing the corporate veil or lifting the corporate veil’. ‘Lifting of corporate veil’ or disregarding of the corporate personality is common buzz in the modern corporate arena.

The English courts have been often asked to disregard the separate legal personality of a company and its shareholders. However,Author: Liton Chandra Biswas. Since you’ve all read the title of my presentation today, “Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost Pages,” I should begin by answering a few questions.

First, no, my research did not require any trips to the Point of the Mountain to visit Mark Hoffman. While he was also at one point working [ ].

The issue of piercing the corporate veil describes a legal decisions to treat the rights or liabilities of its shareholders or directors against their personal rights and liabilities.

Companies are legal entities which exist completely separate from their owners, called the shareholders or subscribers. The phrase piercing the corporate veil is used to describe the action of a court to hold corporate shareholders and LLC owners personally liable for the debts and liabilities of a corporation.

Corporations are separate entities from their shareholders, and in normal circumstances, if a corporation is sued, the individual shareholders and. The veil of Isis is a metaphor and allegorical artistic motif in which nature is personified as the goddess Isis covered by a veil or mantle, representing the inaccessibility of nature's is often combined with a related motif, in which nature is portrayed as a goddess with multiple breasts who represents Isis, Artemis, or a combination of both.

Introduction. This article addresses “piercing the veil,” which refers to the limited circumstances under which the liability shield of a registered legal entity (an LLC or corporation) may be pierced and the individuals behind that entity held personally accountable.

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Piercing the Veil of Secrecy brings together and exposes, for the first time in one publication, the magnitude of adverse actions U.S. intelligence agencies take to control and thwart the legal process and the range of concrete remedies available to confront such tactics.

Brookner begins the book with a description of actual CIA employee cases, followed by a discussion of unique Pages: Piercing the Corporate Veil In Connecticut.

By Brendan Faulkner* SEPTEMBER From practical origins more than 4, years ago, the veil gradually became the most meaningful article of clothing. Badge of prestige, symbol of modesty, signifier of oppression, it has had many meanings to different cultures across the globe.

Piercing the Corporate Veilby Philip D. Robben and Alina C. Mejer, Kelley Drye, with Practical Law Corporate & Securities Related Content Maintained • USA (National/Federal)This Note discusses the doctrine of piercing the corporate veil, primarily in the context of the parent-subsidiary relationship.

It explains the two primary arguments used to prove piercing claims. Piercing the Corporate Veil Definition. Unfortunately, piercing the corporate veil can be done, meaning that there are circumstances by which an LLE’s corporate veil will not protect a business owner from a creditor’s claims.

There are essentially two ways that a creditor can get around or “pierce” the corporate veil: 1.In this situation, a court might pierce the corporate veil of the parent corporation, allowing the creditor to collect from the owners or members of the parent corporation.

This prevents the creditor from suffering unjust cost. Piercing the veil of a corporation or LLC, no matter how big or how small, will require the help of a business attorney.Someone, somewhere made up the legal term of art ‘piercing the corporate veil.’ This term, unlike many legal things, is actually one that most people can relate to and understand.

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