In New York City, 2406-12
Amsterdam Associates, LLC, brought an action in a New York state court
against Alianza Dorninicana and Alianza, LLC, to recover unpaid rent. The
plaintiff asserted cause to pierce the corporate veil, alleging that Alianza
Dominicana had made promises to pay its rent while discreetly forming
Alianza, LLC. to avoid liability for it. According to 2406-12, Alianza, LLC.
was 90 percent owned by Alianza Dominicana. had no employees, and had
no function but to hold Alianza Dominicana ‘s assets away from its
creditors. The defendants filed a motion to dismiss the plaintiffs claim.
Assuming that 2406-12 •s alleoations are true. are there sufficient grounds
to pierce the corporate veil of Alianza, LLC? Discuss. 12406-12 Amsrerdam
Associates, LLC’ v. Alian:a, LLC 136 A.D.3d 512, 25 N.Y.S.3d 167 (1 Dept.
20,1 6)) (See Piercing the Corporate Veil.)