By Louis M. Solomon
v. The Federal Republic of Germany , 09-CV-443 (ARR)(RLM) (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], dismisses for want of subject matter
jurisdiction claims asserted against Germany. Plaintiff fought over
the right to own the property...
by Stanley W. Elkind
The idea of a corporation being an independent legal personality, distinct from its shareholders and directors, has been entrenched as a fundamental aspect of corporate law since the late 1800's with a case called Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd  AC 22. This decision...