fiduciary shield doctrine

noun

Legal Definition of fiduciary shield doctrine

: a doctrine barring a state from exercising personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant as an individual if the acts for which the defendant is being sued were performed in his or her capacity as a corporate agent or employee

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“Fiduciary shield doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/fiduciary%20shield%20doctrine. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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