Piercing The Corporate Viel: Fundamental Rule

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“Piercing the corporate viel” refers to the judicially imposed exception to this rule by which courts disregarded the separateness of the company and consider a shareholder responsible for the company’s action as if it were the shareholder’s own. A fundamental rule of corporate law is that shareholders in an organization are not liable for the obligations of the enterprise beyond the capital that they contribute in exchange for their shares.
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