The Law Relating to Corporate Groups
Publication Date :
1 Jan 1993
This book comprises essays on topics of continuing relevance, by a field of eminent authors. Examples of issues discussed include: whether parent companies are liable for the debts of their subsidiaries (Eisenberg); problems arising when a corporate group member becomes insolvent (O'Donovan); problems arising on the collapse of groups, from a judicial perspective (Justice Rogers); problems for directors arising from conflicts of interest between the director's company and the group as a whole (Redmond); liability of directors of entities within groups (Austin); problems for tort creditors (Carroll), outside shareholders (Gillooly) and shareholders in the parent company (Redmond); and a cost analysis of different structures for managing an enterprise's various activities.