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Fiduciary Shield Doctrine

fiduciary shield doctrine n

: 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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