Category Archives: Company Law

Doctrine of Identification

The evolution of the doctrine of identification can be traced from the English Law. The developments in this doctrine have proved beneficial for implying as well as prosecuting all the criminal conducts of managers, officers and directors of the companies. The personality of the owners, directors or promoters of the company is totally different from that of the… Read More »

Doctrine of Attribution

Doctrine of Attribution’, which helps to simplify the problem of making companies criminally liable and then sentencing them to imprisonment. Introduction One of the thing that is gaining importance in the field of criminal law is the question of putting liability over the officers, managers, directors and other employees of the organisation whenever there is some wrong done… Read More »

Case Study: Saloman v. Saloman Company ltd. [1896] UKHL 1, [1897]

INTRODUCTION: In Saloman case a company’s most remarkable characteristic was established i.e. distinct legal existence. A business has a separate and distinct autonomous corporate life from its employees. It can sue its employees as well as foreigners and be sued by them. In its own name, it can have its own property and company. No member or manager… Read More »

Introduction – Company Law

INTRODUCTION The concept of ‘Company’ or ‘Corporation’ in business is not new but was dealt with, in 4th century BC itself during ‘Arthashastra’ days. Its’ shape got revamped over a period of time according to the needs of business dynamics. Company form of business has certain distinct advantages over other forms of businesses like Sole Proprietorship/Partnership etc. It… Read More »