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Feb 8, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have another episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review a substantive area of the law and apply that law to fact patterns. This time we're looking at piercing the corporate veil, which is a commonly-tested issue in Corporations and LLC essays.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What exactly is the corporate veil?
  • The four situations in which a court will pierce the corporate veil and hold the shareholders personally liable
  • What does it mean for a corporation to act as its shareholders' alter ego?
  • Analyzing a hypo from the February 2017 California bar exam
  • Other issues that are often tested together with piercing the corporate veil
  • The difference between piercing corporate and LLC veils


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Alison & Lee