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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

| November 13, 2012

  This essay expounds the doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’ and analyses the rationale behind the fears that it has become irrevocably undermined, due to the plethora of exceptions that have heretofore arisen. In order to provide a thorough analysis of the situation, the doctrine and the exceptions, both statutory and judicial shall be analysed […]

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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract Comments on the doctrine of separate legal personality, a major principle in English company law, and the fear that the growing number of exceptions to the doctrine is fatally undermining it.  Explores the doctrine and its main exceptions to assess the extent to which the exceptions undermine the doctrine of separate legal personality. […]

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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some argue that the doctrine in Salomon has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it. This essay looks at the various exceptions, including statutory and judicial and decides the consequence of them on the doctrine. It is argued that statutory exceptions do not undermine the principle in Salomon as they do […]

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