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date: 25 September 2021

p. 42. Companies and Corporate Personalitylocked

p. 42. Companies and Corporate Personalitylocked

  • Imogen MooreImogen MooreSenior Teaching Fellow in Law, University of Bristol

Abstract

The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions and coursework. Each book includes typical questions, suggested answers with commentary, illustrative diagrams, guidance on how to develop your answer, suggestions for further reading, and advice on exams and coursework. This chapter considers the main legal forms used for businesses in the UK— particularly sole traders, general partnerships, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), and companies. It then examines how registered companies limited by shares come into existence. On registration a company becomes a legal person, separate from its shareholders and directors. This chapter explores this ‘corporate personality’ and the popular topic of when the ‘veil of incorporation’ can be lifted or pierced by statute or the courts.

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