Piercing the corporate veil
Filed Under: Corporate and Commercial Law
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Disregarding the separate existence of the corporation by a court for a particular purpose — usually allowing a creditor of the corporation to enforce its claim directly against a shareholder of the corporation. Piercing the corporate veil for one purpose does not have any effect on the corporation for other purposes.