Essays about: "Piercing the Corporate Veil"

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  1. 1. Parent Company Liability for Torts of Subsidiaries : A Comparative Study of Swedish and UK Company Law with Emphasis on Piercing the Corporate Veil and Implications for Victims of Torts and Human Rights Violations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindblad; [2020]
    Keywords : Company Law; Piercing the Corporate Veil; Lifting the Corporate Veil; Business and Human Rights; Tort Creditor; Company Group; Multinational Company Group; Limited Liability; Bhopal; Human Rights; UK Company Law; Swedish Company Law; United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UNGPs; Parent Company Liability; Subsidiaries Debts; Subsidiaries Torts.; Associationsrätt; Ansvarsgenombrott; Mänskliga rättigheter; Företagande och mänskliga rättigheter; Moderbolags ansvar; Dotterbolags skulder; Dotterbolags skadevållande; Skadestånd; FN:s vägledande principer för företag och mänskliga rättigheter; koncern; multinationell koncern; Bhopal;

    Abstract : The gas leak disaster in Bhopal, India, in 1984 illustrates a situation of catastrophe and mass torts resulting in loss of life and health as well as environmental degradation. The Indian company Union Carbide India Limited, who owned and operated the chemical plant that caused the disaster, did not have sufficient assets to compensate the victims in contrast to its financially well-equipped US parent company Union Carbide Corporation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Piercing the corporate veil : limits of limited liability

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Philip Knutsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Association law;

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  3. 3. Piercing the Corporate Veil - a Law and Economics Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Philip Örn; [2009]
    Keywords : Förmögenhetsrätt; Associationsrätt; Nationalekonomi; Rättsekonomi; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Piercing the corporate veil is the practice of disregarding the limited liability characteristic of a corporation in order to make its shareholders, either individuals or parent corporations, answer for the corporation's liabilities. In determining whether to apply corporate veil piercing, courts in the United States commonly employ the instrumentality theory, as well as the alter ego and identity doctrines. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Extraterritorial Application of EU and US Competition Laws: Conflicts and Solutions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Nilsson; [2003]
    Keywords : Konkurrensrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Because corporations trade on the international markets and the governments regulate on domestic markets, conflicts between government regulations are difficult to avoid. Several authors have introduced different ways to avoid this type of conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. Piercing the corporate veil in swedish law : points of view de lege lata and de lege ferenda

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Ekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Sundby; [2000]
    Keywords : Law; piercing the corporate veil; parent company; subsidiary company; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : The basic principle for limited companies is that the owners are not liable for the debts of the company. To protect the creditors of the company, however, a theory of personal liability for the owners has evolved, the so called piercing the corporate veil theory. READ MORE