Steve Lewis Presented CLE Seminar at BASF on Maintaining Corporate Separateness
By Stephen C. Lewis
October 23, 2014
On October 23, 2014, Barg Coffin attorneys Steve Lewis and Nicole Martin presented a CLE seminar entitled "Maintaining Corporate Separateness Can Build a Critical Defense" at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco.
Seminar topics included:
- Maintaining corporate separateness between a parent and its subsidiary can be critically important.
- A parent corporation faces liability and risk if the "corporate veil" is pierced.
- In-house and outside counsel for parent and subsidiary corporations play critical roles in protecting corporate distinctions.
- Following certain best practices can assist in-house and outside defense counsel in minimizing risk and potential liability.