What was Daimler Co Ltd v Continental Tyre and Rubber Co (GB) Ltd?

Introduction Daimler Co Ltd v Continental Tyre and Rubber Co (Great Britain) Ltd [1916] 2 AC 307 is a UK company law case, concerning the concept of “control” and enemy character of a company. It is usually discussed in the context of lifting the corporate veil, however it is merely an example of where the… Read More

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What is the Trading with the Enemy Act 1939 (UK)?

Introduction The Trading with the Enemy Act 1939 (2 & 3 Geo 6 c 89) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which makes it a criminal offence to conduct trade with the enemy in wartime, with a penalty of up to seven years’ imprisonment. An Act to impose penalties for trading… Read More

What was the Trading with the Enemy Act 1914 (UK)?

Introduction The Trading with the Enemy Act 1914 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that prescribed an offence of conducting business with any person of “enemy character”. It was enacted (on 18 September 1914) soon after the United Kingdom became involved in World War I. Refer to Trading with the Enemy… Read More

What is the Trading with the Enemy Act?

Introduction Trading with the Enemy Act is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom and the United States relating to trading with the enemy. Background Trading with the Enemy Acts is also a generic name for a class of legislation generally passed during or approaching a war that prohibit not just… Read More