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XII. Shareholder Suits
(20,561 words)

Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 4 (1973): Management and Control of Marketable Share Companies

At first glance shareholder suits seem to be the individual shareholder’s most effective means to control management. The following discussion will show whether this impression corresponds to reality.

255. Types of shareholder suits. – To begin with, different types of shareholder suits are to be distinguished. A shareholder m…

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Bernhard Grossfeld, “XII. Shareholder Suits”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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