Continuity-of-Entity Doctrine Law and Legal Definition
Continuity-of-entity doctrine is a principle where by a company is held to be a continuation of an existing entity, and therefore subject to successor liability when the two entities have significant shared features like the identity of stock, shareholders, and directors. Under this principle the successor corporation is held liable for the acts of a predecessor corporation.
This is also known as mere continuation doctrine.
Legal Definition list
- Continuity of Residence
- Continuity of Business Enterprise
- Continuing-Jurisdiction Doctrine
- Continuing Violation Doctrine
- Continuity-of-Entity Doctrine
- Continuous Automated Sampling System
- Continuous Easement
- Continuous Emission Monitoring System
- Continuous Inspection [Agricultural Marketing Service]
- Continuous Quotations