special facts doctrine

noun

Legal Definition of special facts doctrine

: a doctrine holding that a corporate officer with superior knowledge gained by virtue of being an insider owes a limited fiduciary duty to a shareholder in transactions involving transfer of stock

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“Special facts doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/special%20facts%20doctrine. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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