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Freeman v. Complex Computing Co., Inc.
Citation:119 F.3d 1044 (2d Cir. 1997)
Glazier entered a consulting agreement with C3. Glazier served as Glazier, Inc.’s sole shareholder, and the agreement mentioned Glazier in his personal capacity several times. Freeman later entered an agreement with C3, which ultimately resulted in a falling out between the two parties. After this agreement, C3 entered into a separate agreement with Thomson, in which the company assumed much of C3’s assets and obligations. Freeman brought suit in district court demanding commissions from C3’s assets, particularly the Glazier agreement. The district court found the piercing of the corporate veil was appropriate to hold Glazier personally liable, not in his corporate capacity in the agreement with C3.
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