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Limitations on piercing corporate veil in confiscation proceedings

Published on: 14 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Limitations on piercing corporate veil in confiscation proceedings
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  • What was the background to the appeal?
  • What issues did this case raise?
  • What were the main legal arguments put forward?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law on piercing the corporate veil in confiscation proceedings?
  • Are there still any grey areas/unresolved issues lawyers will need to watch out for in this area? If so, how can these be avoided?
  • What are the implications for corporate crime lawyers?
  • What practical lessons can those advising take away from this case?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Edward Henry, barrister at QEB Hollis Whiteman, examines the Court of Appeal’s decision in Boyle Transport (Northern Ireland) Ltd v R; Boyle and another v R that the judge made an error during confiscation proceedings in piercing the corporate veil and appointing an enforcement receiver. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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