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Salomon V Salomon Co

ánđãsửdụng Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Broderip v Salomon) Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 is a landmark1 UK company law case. The effect of the Lords' unanimous 2 ruling was to uphold 3firmly the doctrine4 of corporate personality, as set out in the Companies Act 1862, so that creditors of an insolvent company could not sue the company's shareholders to pay up outstanding debts. Facts[edit] MrAron Salomon made leather boots...

Asset, Corporation, Debt 1326  Words | 5  Pages

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Salomon V a Salomon

Salomon v A Salomon and Co Ltd (Salomon) has created an impressive case in English Law history. The decision of the House of Lords in Salomon has reaffirmed the separate legal personality of a company. A separate legal personality is also known as the corporate personality. It is one of the consequences of the Company Act 2006 which incorporated a sole trader company to a limited company. When a company has undergone incorporation, it simply means that the shareholders of the company are separated...

Asset, Corporation, Corporations law 2261  Words | 7  Pages

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salomon v salomon

examine the legal standing of the doctrine of 'separate legal personality' as it was developed in Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22. Even though this doctrine is the stone head of the English company common law, the courts introduced several exceptions which undermined the 'veil of incorporation'. The exceptions were firstly introduced in the mid-60s by Lord Denning in Littlewoods Mail Order Stores Ltd. V IRC [1969], and allowed the court to lift the veil and hold the shareholders liable for the...

Company, Corporation, Corporations law 1783  Words | 6  Pages

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Corporate Personality: Salomon V Salomon

TOPIC 2: CORPORATE PERSONALITY: SALOMON V SALOMON [1897] AC 22 "It seems to me however that when one considers the fact that these shareholders were nominees of Mr Salomon's, that he took the whole of the profits and that his intention was to take the profits without running the risk of debts and expenses, one must also consider the position of the unsecured trade creditors, whose debts amount to some £11,000. As I have said, the company was a mere nominee of Mr Salomon's ... and therefore...

Bankruptcy, Companies Act 1985, Companies Act 2006 1474  Words | 7  Pages

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Salomon vs Salomon

being a legal entity independent of its members, can enter into contracts and own property in its own right, can sue and be sued and also taxed in its own name. The principle of corporate entity was established in the case of Salomon v A. Salomon , now referred to as the ‘Salomon’ principle. The facts of this case were that the owner of a business sold it to a company he had formed, in return for fully paid-up shares to himself and members of his family, and secured debentures. When the company went...

Company, Corporation, Legal entities 1544  Words | 5  Pages

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Discuss the rules and principles relating to promoters in the case of salomon and salomon & Co. ltd.

setting up a co or any other venture. The promoter of a co were defined in section 4 as a person who brings the co into existence by taking an active part in forming co or finding persons to join it as soon as it is technically formed; taking an active part in forming co that actives include buying property for the co, taking lease for co, buying goods for co, employing professional to set up co and buying shelf co, and finding persons to join co that persons refer to directors, co sec, accountants...

Board of directors, Common law, Contract 1070  Words | 3  Pages

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Salomon Principle

THE IMPACT OF SALOMON V SALOMON & Co. Ltd. (1987) The most important decision ever made by the English courts in Relation to company law is Salomon v A Salomon & Co. Ltd (1897). The vital perception to become familiar with when starting a business is the idea that the business has a legal personality in its own right, mostly when it assumes the form of a Limited Liability Company. This basically means that if someone starts a business as a Limited Liability Company, then the Company is a legal entity...

Corporation, Corporations law, Legal entities 1148  Words | 3  Pages

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Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd

http://www.studymode.com/subjects/souter-v-shyamba-pty-ltd-page1.html Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd (1897)- company is a separate legal entity Lee v Lee’s Air Farming (1961) Case Summary: The facts disclosed that in 1954, Mr. Lee had formed the respondent company carrying on the business of crop spraying from the air. Mr. Lee owned 2,999 of the company’s 3,000 shares. Apart from that, he also was the company’s governing director whereby he had appointed himself as the only pilot of the company...

Agriculture, Aviator, Employment 499  Words | 2  Pages

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Salomon V Salomon

Salomon vs Salomon The main issue relates to corporate entity or personality, a company being a legal entity independent of its members, can enter into contracts and own property in its own right, can sue and be sued and also taxed in its own name. The principle of corporate entity was established in the case of Salomon v A. Salomon , now referred to as the ‘Salomon’ principle. The facts of this case were that the owner of a business sold it to a company he had formed, in return for fully...

Business, Corporation, Corporations law 381  Words | 2  Pages

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Salomon V Salomon

and the members as separate legal persons as decided in the case Salomon v Salomon. - However, in certain circumstances, a court may ignore the separate legal entity of a company (lifting the corporate veil) and look at the members of the company and make them liable. - The relevant rule here is the use of company to evade legal obligation to commit fraud under the case law or judicial exceptions and the relevant case is Jones v Lipman. (3/4 marks) Application: - As a general...

Common law, Corporation, Corporations law 534  Words | 2  Pages

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Appeal, Corporation, Legal entities 14137  Words | 31  Pages

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The Rise and Fall of Salomon Brothers

The Rise and Fall of Salomon Brothers Treasury Bond Scandal- 1991 Executive Summary Salomon Brothers was at one time, the largest bulge bracket firm on Wall Street. Although it offered a number of financial services, it had established its name through the legacy of bond trading. Its bond trading department boasted of iconic traders of 1980’s era- John Meriwether and Myron Sholes. Salomon Brothers can be considered as the founder father of mortgaged back securities trading on the Wall Street...

Citigroup, John Gutfreund, John Meriwether 1834  Words | 5  Pages

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Salomon Case

Salomon v A Salomon & Co LTD Mr.Salomon was a wealthy man and he was a boot and shoe manufacturer trading on his own sole account. In 1982, he decided to convert the business into a limited company. Fot this purpose, “Aron Salomon and Company Limited” was formed with liability limited by shares. The memorandum of the company was subscribed by Aron Salomon, his wife and five of his children. The intention of having his own family members in the memorandum is to retain the business in their own hands...

Asset, Bankruptcy, Corporation 588  Words | 2  Pages

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Salomon Casestudy

------------------------------------------------- Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd | Whitechapel High Street | Court | House of Lords | Citation(s) | [1897] AC 22 | Case history | Prior action(s) | Broderip v Salomon [1895] 2 Ch. 323 | Case opinions | Lord Macnaghten, Lord Halsbury and Lord Herschell | Keywords | Corporation, separate legal personality, agency | Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 is a landmark UK...

Companies law, Company, Corporation 3718  Words | 11  Pages

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Case Law Review: Vtb Capital Plc V. Nutritek International Corp & Ors

CASE LAW REVIEW: VTB CAPITAL PLC v. NUTRITEK INTERNATIONAL CORP & ORS INTRODUCTION The concept of forming of corporations by registration and restricted liability of stake holders of corporations dates back to mid nineteenth century. The concept in its very basic sense means that a company is a separate legal entity, in other words, it is a juristic person. The company can buy and sell property, can sue and can be sued; these are some of the basic legal implications of separate legal entity...

Common law, Contract, Contractual term 2128  Words | 6  Pages

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Company Law

This essay will apply law theory and precedent cases to distinguish john case. The principle of corporate entity was established in the case of Salomon v A. Salomon, now referred to as the 'Salomon' principle Legal The House of Lords’ decision in Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] established the separate identity of the company. Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 is a landmark UK company law case. The effect of the Lords' unanimous ruling was to uphold firmly the rule of corporate personality...

Corporation, Corporations law, Legal entities 2049  Words | 6  Pages

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The Rule of Foss V/S Harbottle

THE RULE OF FOSS V/S HARBOTTLE There are 2 elements present for this rule to happen. They are found in the case of Edwards v/s Halliwell. • It is the proper plaintiff in an action in respect of a wrong done to a company is prima facia the company itself. • Where the alleged wrong is a transaction which might be made binding on a company and all its members. No individual member is allowed to maintain an action in respect of that matter. This means that whenever there is a transaction within the...

Appeal, Complaint, Pleading 827  Words | 3  Pages

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Business Law

Business Law “The doctrine laid down in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22 has to be watched very carefully. It has often been supposed to cast a veil on the personality of a limited company through which the courts cannot see. But that is not true. The courts can, and often do, draw aside the veil. They can, and often do, pull off the mark. They look to see what really lies behind” - Lord Denning in Littlewoods Mail Order Stores v Inland revenue Commissioners [1969] 3 All ER 422. ...

Appeal, Corporation, Court 1957  Words | 6  Pages

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BlackBerry v. Co-founders Buyout

BlackBerry v. Co-Founders After announcing open for purchase, BlackBerry has already agreed to a non-binding offer from Fairfax. Before the deadline (Nov.4) of Fairfax’s offer, BlackBerry can still accept higher offer from others, thus co-founders of BlackBerry, who own 8% shares of BlackBerry, are running a bid. Negotiation Environment Number of Parties: Two Parties. One is the rest 92% of BlackBerry’s shareholders (represented by the CEO and the board of BlackBerry). The other is a potential...

Best alternative to a negotiated agreement, Contract, Negotiation 2437  Words | 7  Pages

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pestle analysis mydin

Illustration of the Conceptual interpretation of Limited Liability versus lifting the veil: The decision in Salomon V. Salomon & Co.23 The case of Salomon V. Salomon & Co., commonly referred to as the Salomon case, is both the foundational case and precedence for the doctrine of corporate personality and the judicial guide to lifting the corporate veil. The House of Lords in the Salomon case affirmed the legal principle that, upon incorporation, a company is generally considered to be a new legal...

Corporation, Corporations law, Legal entities 1497  Words | 4  Pages

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The Saloman Principle

DRAFT Chapter 2. The Salomon principle Introduction In the previous chapter we considered how the modern company grew of out of the law on unincorporated associations, how it used ideas long identified with town corporations created by Royal Charter, how it evolved from the joint stock company, and how shareholders in companies were granted limited liability by statute. One key element of the modern company, however, remained outstanding: the principle of separate corporate personality which...

19th century, Common law, Company 1557  Words | 5  Pages

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Chappell & Co Ltd v The Nestlé Co Ltd

Chappell & Co Ltd v The Nestlé Co Ltd   [1959] 2 All ER 701 House of Lords   Nestlé, manufacturers of wrapped chocolate bars, advertised for sale, as part of an advertising campaign, the record 'Rockin' Shoes'. The price of the record was 1s 6d plus three wrappings from their 6d chocolate bars. Chappell, who were the sole licensees of the copyright of 'Rockin' Shoes', claimed that Nestlé had infringed their copyright and sought injunction and damages. Nestlé claimed that they were entitled...

Chocolate, Columbia Records, Contract 1091  Words | 3  Pages

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Williams Construction Co. V. Oshrc

Assignment #4 – R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC Sarah Barnard February 26, 2012 Business Employment Law - HRM 510 Dr. Zelphia A. Brown, SPHR, Instructor Assignment # 4- R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC 1. What were the legal issues in this case? This case is based around the laws and regulations of OSHA. OSHA is an Occupational Safety and Health Act that has been put into place to ensure the safety of employees while on the job. These regulations are put into place to help...

Employment, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Law 987  Words | 3  Pages

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Casenote Prest V Petrodel Ltd

Undergraduate Laws Case note March 2014: Important case note LA3021 Company law Prest v Petrodel Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1395 Facts The parties were married in 1993. The wife was granted a divorce in 2008. In an action for ancillary relief the husband argued that properties could not be transferred to the wife as they were legally owned by various companies. These companies were wholly owned and controlled by the husband. The question on appeal was whether the court has power to order the transfer...

Appeal, Appellate court, Court 1037  Words | 2  Pages

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Asfar and Co V Blundell (1896)

Asfar and Co v Blundell (1896) 1 QB 123 Court of Appeal (Lord Esher MR, Lopes and Kay LJJ) Dates no longer merchantable as dates Facts A vessel, on board which dates had been shipped, was sunk during the course of the voyage, and subsequently raised. On arrival at the port of discharge it was found that, although the dates still retained the appearance of dates, and although they were of some value for the purpose of distillation into spirit, they were so impregnated with sewage and in such a...

Bill of lading, Cargo, Cargo ship 981  Words | 3  Pages

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Law Case Study

Facts of Solomon v Solomon Solomon was a leather merchant who converted his business into a Limited Company as Solomon & Co. limited (the ‘company’). The company so formed consisted on Solomon, his wife and five of his children as members. The company purchased the business of Solomon for £39,000; the purchase consideration was paid in terms of £10,000 debentures conferring a charge over the company’s assets, £20,000 in fully paid, £1 share each and the balance in cash. The company in less than...

Bankruptcy, Corporation, Limited liability 2478  Words | 6  Pages

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[Separation of legal personality and lifting the corporate veil ]

This report covers the separation of legal personality and the lifting of the corporate veil from the cases of Salomon v A Salomon co ltd (1897), Catherine lee v Lee’s Air farming ltd (1960). Salomon v Salomon was the first principle case of its kind and its principle was that a limited company is a separate legal entity, in catherine lee v lee this case was reaffirmed, and Gilford Motors v Horne was the first law case to ‘pierce the corporate veil’. WHAT IS THE PRINCIPLE OF separate CORPORATE PERSONALITY...

Corporation, Legal entities, Limited company 1189  Words | 4  Pages

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Separate Legal Personality

which implies that it is able to carry on living regardless of death, insolvency or disagreement of a shareholder. The case of Salomon v Salomon &Co Ltd [1897] had significant impact in Company law, as it firmly established the principle of “Separate legal personality”. In this case the Court of Appeal initially considered the company was simply an agent of Salomon, in order to allow him continue like before but with limited liability. This was contrary to the meaning of the Companies Act 1862...

Corporation, Corporations law, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution 1254  Words | 4  Pages

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Business Law

Research Paper: The law laid down in Soloman v. Soloman and Co. is often considered the source on the basis of which the jurisprudence of corporate personality has been written world over. However, the history of corporate-commercial litigation has witnessed situations where in the Courts have gone beyond the corporate cloak and analyzed the working and the motives of the members or directors of the company: In doing the same, the Courts have evolved the concept of lifting or piercing the...

Business law, Company, Corporation 2465  Words | 7  Pages

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Keighley, Maxted & Co V Durant (1901)

In Keighley, Maxted & Co v Durant (1901), A was authorized by P to buy wheat at 44s 3d a quarter on a joint account for A and P. Wheat was unobtainable at this price and, therefore, A agreed to buy from T at 44s 6d a quarter. Though he intended to buy it on behalf of himself and P, A contracted in his own name and did not disclose the agency to T. The next day P ratified the purchase at the unauthorized price but, in due course, P and A failed to take delivery. It was held by the House of Lords...

Appeal, Common law, Contract 1274  Words | 4  Pages

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Salmon V Salmon

29. Introduction
 30. The decision of the House of Lords in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1] evinces the accuracy of Gooley's observation that the separate legal entity doctrine was a "two-edged sword".[2] At a general level, it was a good decision. By establishing that corporations are separate legal entities, Salomon's case endowed the company with all the requisite attributes with which to become the powerhouse of capitalism. At a particular level, however, it was a bad decision. By extending the...

Corporation, Corporations law, Legal entities 3105  Words | 8  Pages

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company a separate legal entity

 Contents Case Analysis Salomon v. Salomon & Co. 1897 Human Beings are generally legal person but humanity is a state of nature and legal personality is an artificial construct, which may or may not be conferred. The origin of corporation lies in a logical extension of this separation of humanity from legal personality as the group of humans who are engaged in a common activity could attempt to simplify their joint activity by gaining legal personality from the venture...

Corporation, Corporations law, Legal entities 1613  Words | 8  Pages

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Company as a Separate Legal Entity

Aron Salomon was a successful leather merchant who specialized in manufacturing leather boots. For many years he ran his business as a sole proprietor. By 1892, his sons had become interested in taking part in the business. Salomon decided to incorporate his business as a Limited Liability Company, Salomon & Co. Ltd. At the time the legal requirement for incorporation was that at least seven persons subscribe as members of a company i.e. as shareholders.The shareholders were Mr. Salomon,his...

Appeal, Corporation, Law 1286  Words | 4  Pages

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Lifting of Corporate Veil in Tort Cases in Pursuit of Justice

which court should lift the veil to ensure sufficient certainty. Veil Lifting in Tort Cases The Salomon principle[2]states that a company is a legal person separate from its members. In contrast, the doctrine of veil lifting refers to the possibility of looking behind the company structure to make the shareholders personally liable. It is settled in China Ocean Shipping Co v Mitrans Shipping Co Ltd[3] that using a corporate structure to evade existing legal obligations is objectionable whereas...

Conglomerate, Corporation, Holding company 1937  Words | 7  Pages

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Outline and Critically Discuss the Statutory and Common Law Examples of `Lifting the Veil` on Corporate Personality.

as well for damages that they have caused, due to these decisions. The Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd case was a landmark in UK company law, and is the corner stone of company law. Mr A Salomon ran his business for 30 years, and decided to turn his business into a public company because his sons wanted to become business partners. Therefore Mr A Salomon, his wife and five eldest children became subscribers, with Salomon having 20,001 of the 20,007 shares and the rest one share each. After strikes...

Company, Conglomerate, Corporation 2773  Words | 7  Pages

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Company Law

company, upon incorporation, will becomes a body corporate that exists separately with its owner and distinct from its individual members and directors. This fundamental principle of company law was first established in the landmark case of Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd (1897), and formed the foundation of company law in Malaysia. Besides, this principle distinguishes a company from a partnership. In relation to the principle of separate legal entity, it is also enshrined in Section 16(5) of the Companies...

Conglomerate, Corporation, Holding company 2232  Words | 6  Pages

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Corporate Veil

contemporary appreciation of the separate entity principle in courts, it has become increasingly difficult to predict the outcome of cases with precision as in the case of Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd (1897). Separate corporate personality has been firmly recognized by common law after the verdict given in the case of Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd (1897). It was confirmed that a corporation has legal right, personality, and obligations completely divergent from those of its shareholders (Tweedale and Flynn...

Appeal, Corporation, Corporations law 2014  Words | 7  Pages

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Legal Aspects of Business

share certificate Membership of companies meetings; Directors appointment, powers, duties and liabilities,Accounts and Audit Winding up of companies. Cases: Salomon v Salomon Ltd Macaura v Northern assurance Co. Ltd. The ashbury Railway carriage & Iron Co. v Riche Royal British Bank v Turquant A. V Mohan rao and another v M Kishan Rao, 2002 AIR(SC)2653 Module II: Contract Act, 1872 Essentials of valid...

Bearer instrument, Cheque, Commercial paper 378  Words | 3  Pages

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Johnson Bank v. George Korbakes & Co., LLP

 Johnson Bank v. George Korbakes & Co., LLP Commercial Law 03/17/2013 Facts of the case Brandon Apparel Group, Inc. (“Brandon”) was involved in the business of manufacturing and sales of casual apparel as well as licensed other companies to manufacture, distribute and sell its clothing lines. Additionally, Brandon had licensing agreements with several colleges, universities, and sports organizations, such as the National Football League. In 1997 Brandon borrowed funds from Johnson...

Audit, Auditing, Contract law 2203  Words | 10  Pages

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Corporate Law Case Study

mere appendage of Eastfield Ltd. This being the case, it is necessary to examine the exact relationship between Capital Pty Ltd and Eastfield Ltd and determine the likelihood of the courts lifting the corporate veil. Separate Entity Salomon v Salomon & Co established the key principle that an “incorporated company is a separate legal entity from its founder, shareholders and directors”. To further this point, the Albazero case provided authority within a group of companies, whereby each...

Conglomerate, Corporation, Debt 1871  Words | 6  Pages

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corporate veil

concept of corporate veil. The doctrine of corporate veil emanate from the ruling of the case of Salomon vs Salomon 1897, whose facts are as follows: Aron Salomon was a successful leather merchant who specialized in manufacturing leather boots. For many years he ran his business as a sole proprietor. Salomon decided to incorporate his business as a Limited company, Salomon & Co. Ltd. Mr. Salomon himself was a managing director who owned 20,001 of the company's 20,007 shares - the remaining six...

Corporation, Corporations law, Law 2460  Words | 4  Pages

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Company Law

the separate legal personality of a company was established in Salomon v Salomon Co Ltd [1897] A C 22 (H.L.) Mr Salomon had for many years carried out a shoe manufacturing business as a sole trader before transferring the business to a limited liability company in which the majority of shares were issued to himself and one share each to six other family members. As part of the purchase price, debentures were also issued to Mr Salomon. The business failed and after the proceeds from the sale of...

Company, Corporation, Corporations law 2028  Words | 7  Pages

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Directors Duty

company is insolvent at any time during 12 months before winding up (closing down) and their failure to keep financial records (James & Topp 2012; Hanrahan, Ramsay & Stapledon 2011; Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s 588). Referring to the case of Quick v Stoland (1998), there are four factors taken into account: • All of the company’s debts as at the time in order to determine when those debts were due and payable; • All of the assets of the company as at the time in order to determine the...

Company, Contract, Corporation 2016  Words | 6  Pages

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Corporate Personality

Corporate (with a) Personality Author of this document: Rajat Pasrija This response paper is basically about aspects of Corporate Personality with focus on two cases i.e. “Salomon v Salomon & Co.(1897)” and “Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd and Others” which are heavily dependent on the fact that a company is a separate legal entity and is treated as an artificial person and along with “Limited Liability” of members providing them with a sense of security. Corporate Veil, which separates...

Appeal, Corporation, Limited company 1163  Words | 4  Pages

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Carlill V. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.

Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. [1893] Q.B. 256 (C.A.) Facts The Defendants were a medical company named “Carbolic Smoke Ball”. Who manufactured and sold a product called the "smoke ball", a cure for influenza and a number of other diseases. The company published advertisements in the Pall Mall Gazette and other newspapers on November 13, 1891, claiming that it would pay £100 to anyone who got sick with influenza after using its product three times a day for two weeks, according to the...

Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, Contract, Contract law 896  Words | 3  Pages

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Byrne & Co v. Tienhoven & Co

must agree to all the terms of the offer, and the acceptance cannot be deemed or assumed. In Household Fire Insurance Co. v. Grant (1879) 4 Ex.D 216, a letter of allotment of shares which is applied by Grant is sent to him but never reaches him. The Court held that the contract was completed on posting and Grant becomes one of the shareholders of the company. Similarly, in Adams v Lindell (1818) B & Ald 681, the defendants have sold the promised fleeces elsewhere when the letter of acceptance by the...

Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 878  Words | 2  Pages

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Lifting the Veil

is created by the principle of separate legal personality and that limited liability which are established in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd (1897) A company, once incorporated is a separate and distinct from the people who set it up. In a company limited by shares, a member’s liability for the company debts is limited to his subscribed shares. The courts are very protective of the Salomon principle and only lift the Veil in a small number of exceptional cases at common law and by statute. As there...

Corporation, Corporations law, Holding company 2068  Words | 6  Pages

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V. ANALYSIS Market Analysis There is an increasing number of dormitories, apartments and condominium units that are housing students and families. This is because of the presence of universities, colleges, and secondary schools in the area. They also observed the growing number of business establishments such as Internet cafes, laundromats, cafeterias, sari-sari stores and water stations. In the map of proposed site illustrated by Mar, there are 2 schools near the area, the University of Sto...

College, Convenience, Convenience store 547  Words | 2  Pages

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New York Times Co v. The United States Case Brief

Free Speech and The First Amendment Comm 3300 Brief #3 Case: The case was New York Times Co v. United States at was decided on June 30, 1971. Brief description of the facts of the case: in 1971 the U.S. had been at war with North Vietnam for six years in which many American soldiers had lost their lives in battle and the Administration was currently facing immense dissent from a large portion of the American people. The Nixon Administration tried to prevent the New York Times and Washington Post...

Chief Justice of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, New York Times Co. v. United States 1274  Words | 4  Pages

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The Principle of Separate Corporate Personality

liquidation and winding up, until the moment it is struck off the Register of Companies. 2 Companies Act, Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta, Article 4(4) 3 Commercial Partnerships Ordinance, Chapter 168 of the Laws of Malta, Article 4(2) 4 Filippo Falzon v William Worrington (VOL. XX. iii. 80) [1908] 5 R W Lee, The Elements of Roman Law (4th edn, 1956) 6 Ulpian’s 10th Book on the Edict (Dig. 3. 4. 7, 1) which translates to ’what is owed to the corporation is not owed to the individual members, and what...

Corporation, Corporations law, Court 1857  Words | 4  Pages

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Hnd Company Law Outcome 4

property which wouldn't make the members of the company liable only the company itself. The case which illustrates this is Salomon v Salomon & co (1897) Salomon formed a limited company to take over his business, himself, his wife, his daughter and four of his sons each subscribed for one share. When the company fell on hard times and the liquidator was appointed salomon was entitked to be paid before the unsecured trade creditors as he was a secured creditor. In this case the trade creditors recieved...

Company, Constitution, Corporation 1085  Words | 4  Pages

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of Lords in Salomon v A Salomon & Co. Ltd had a lasting influence in corporation law. It is often credited with the principle of separate legal entity of the corporation distinct from the members. Though there is no doubt that the Salomon case had play a significant role in company law, the decision in this case was hardly the origin of the separate legal entity principle. The legal entity of beings other than the human has long been recognized prior to 1897, in which the Salomon case was decided...

Civil law, Common law, Corporation 2193  Words | 7  Pages

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Identify the Three Main Types of Business Organisations Recognised in Scots Law.

does not have to be listed on a recognised stock exchange. Important Case Salomon v A Salomon & Co Ltd (1897) Mr Salomon transferred his business to a limited company and he and other family members subscribed the company’s memorandum: the purchase price of £38 782. Salomon took 20 001 shares and the other six members took one share each. Debentures (loan stock) of £10 000 and £8782 cash were paid to Salomon as the balance of the business price. However, the business was not successful...

Corporation, Legal entities, Limited company 1665  Words | 6  Pages

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Leonard V Pepsi Co.

20 August 2013 Leonard v. Pepsi Cola The Assigned case that I am to discuss is Leonard v. Pepsi Cola. In this paper I will discuss the facts of the case, the history, issues the court had to decide, the holding or the answer to the questions, the reasoning the court used to justify the decision, and finally the results and the judgment. The Facts is the Leonard sued Pepsi Co for refusing a formal demand to honor its offer. The history of this case is; Pepsi Co ran a promotional campaign...

Coca-Cola, Cola, Contract 616  Words | 2  Pages

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R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC

 LEGAL ISSUE R. Williams Construction Company v. OSHRC is a case regarding the rules and regulations of OSHA verse the practices of a construction company. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) is a government regulated organization that was created to ensure the safety of employees while on the job. The regulations of OSHA have been put in place to eliminate and/or reduce the number of on the job injuries and deaths. Therefore, legal issue of this case is whether or not the courts...

Construction, Employment, Law 1129  Words | 4  Pages

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Ledbetter V. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 05-1074 Summary of one or more of the main legal arguments: It seems this class has made me realize how tricky the justice system can be. I have been coaxed into reading more and more about the law and realizing that everything is not as black and white as it seems. For this legal research paper I decided to analyze the law concerning pay discrimination. This is a subject dear to my heart, as I believe I witnessed some of this first hand in relation to...

Adultism, Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1002  Words | 3  Pages

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Corporation and Partnership Law

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