Cancel Culture, Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility & Shareholder Lawsuits

4 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2021

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: January 28, 2021

Abstract

This paper discusses the cancel culture and focuses on the moral and legal implications of engaging in activities that reduce corporate profits. Top management that engages in the cancel culture might be opening themselves up to shareholder lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty.

Keywords: cancel culture, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder lawsuits, class action lawsuits, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Trump, Twitter, AOC, Harvard, McCarthy era, corporate social responsibility

JEL Classification: A13, D71, G30, K00, K12, K22, M14

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., Cancel Culture, Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility & Shareholder Lawsuits (January 28, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3775117 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3775117

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

HOME PAGE: http://robertwmcgee.com

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