Preeti Kushwah, O.P. Jindal Global Law School
The paper examines and analysis the concept of separate legal personalities and how it comes to play in cases of environmental disasters. The paper starts by explaining the concept of separate legal personality and piercing of the corporate veil. Then keeping in mind, the transnational nature of environmental destruction cases, the paper examines the possibilities of holding the parent companies that may reside in other nations accountable. Lastly, the research focuses on the judicial discretion and discrepancy that exist in cases of the corporate veil and environmental law.