Lifting of Corporate Veil

24 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2010

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Harshit Saxena

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Date Written: December 14, 2010


The central purpose of this paper is to investigate the bounds of the principle of limited liability. Part I of this paper will briefly survey the concept of company as a separate entity. Part II deals with law of piercing the veil. Part III analyses the common law grounds of lifting the veil that have been frequently proposed, to determine the underlying reasons for judicial disregard of the separate entity principle.

Keywords: Corporate Veil, Seperate Entity, Piercing the Corporate Veil

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