Business Studies

Company's corporate personality was brought forward in the case of ___________________.


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Salomon V Salomon and Co. Ltd.


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Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 (law cite link) was the case that got me interested in corporate law. The principle from the case is very simple - a company is a separate legal entity and thus a juristic "person" in the eyes of the law. Piercing the corporate veil refers to a situation in which courts put aside limited liability and hold a corporation's shareholders or directors personally liable for the corporation's actions or debts. Veil piercing is most common in close corporations.
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