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The Pervasive Issue of Liability in Corporate Groups

European Company Law, Vol 13, No. 5, 2016

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-26

5 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2016 Last revised: 7 Jan 2017

Jukka Mähönen

University of Oslo, Department of Private Law

Date Written: December 5, 2016

Abstract

The question of liability in corporate groups has been referred to as ‘one of the great unsolved problems of modern company law’. This special issue indicates the multi-faceted faces of corporate groups both in national, transnational and international settings, especially as regards corporate group liability. The contributions in the issue show that although there is not a common understanding of groups and how they should be regulated, the legislators and notably the courts and academics continue to try to think out new ways to understand corporate structures and efficiently tackle attempts to use them to avoid societal and environmental liabilities.

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Mähönen, Jukka, The Pervasive Issue of Liability in Corporate Groups (December 5, 2016). European Company Law, Vol 13, No. 5, 2016 ; University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-26. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2880512

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