The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Business and Securities Law
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Parent corporation liability for acts of its subsidiary
When we think of the potential liability of a parent corporation for the acts of its subsidiary, we normally think of the situation in which the corporate veil of a subsidiary is sought to be pierced in order to hold the parent liable.
Planning for business disputes and financial difficulties: Asset protection for shareholders
The topic of “Asset Protection” has become a “hot item” in estate and business planning literature in recent years, fueled by the failure of publicly traded companies, shareholder actions against officers and directors and S.E.C. actions against officers and directors of publicly traded companies as well as the ever present willingness of members of our society to blame others for their misfortune and to find attorneys willing to litigate the point.
If asset protection is important for your clients’ business, series LLCs may be an entity organization option to consider.