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.