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Will he or won't he? Can a corporate litigant plead impecuniosity when its controlling shareholder has the means to make a payment ordered by the English Courts?

January 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
English courts recognise that shareholders hold a separate legal personality from the body corporate they own a stake in and will only go behind the corporate veil in limited circumstances.


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