Piercing the corporate veil to recover assets from fraudsters – 11 Stone Buildings

Posted June 19th, 2012 in assets recovery, company law, fraud, news by sally

“Piercing the corporate veil is currently a hot topic with a difference of opinion between various judges on several of the finer points, especially in a contractual context (compare Burton J in Gramsci v Stepanovs [2011] EWCH 333 Comm with Arnold J in VTB v Nutritek [2011] EWCH 3107 CH). In the meantime, while the decision of the Court of Appeal in VTB is eagerly awaited, the doctrine is essential to do justice in practice in many cases even though its theoretical underpinnings remain somewhat elusive.”

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11 Stone Buildings, June 2012

Source: www.11sb.com