disregarding the corporate entity
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • disregarding corporate entity — Treating a corporation and the individual or individuals owning all its stock as identical; graphically stated, piercing the veil of the corporate entity. Anno: 1 ALR 610; 34 ALR 597 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • corporate entity — The status of a corporation distinct from its individual members or stockholders, who, for the purpose of the existence of the corporation are merged in the corporate identity. 18 Am J2d Corp § 13. See disregarding corporate entity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • piercing the veil of corporate entity — See disregarding corporate entity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • lifting corporate veil — Disregarding the corporate entity where to recognize it as something distinct from the incorporators or stockholders results in a violation of public policy. 18 Am J2d Corp § 14 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • piercing the veil — A judicial doctrine that allows a plaintiff to hold otherwise immune corporate shareholders personally liable for the debts of or damages caused by a corporation under their control. The corporate veil can be pierced when shareholders have acted… …   Law dictionary

  • alter ego doctrine — Disregarding the corporate entity in furtherance of the ends of justice and treating the corporation and the individual or individuals owning all the stock and assets of the corporation as identical. 18 Am J2d Corp § 14 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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