Oppression of a minority shareholder is often carried out through otherwise lawful actions of the majority in exercise of their strict legal rights. This can leave a minority shareholder unable to point to a clear breach of his/her rights, and shield a majority shareholder from complaint. A common example is the removal of a minority shareholder from management through the legitimate exercise of voting rights.
This is the second guide in our Shareholder Oppression series. Read the first guide in this series – “Shareholder Oppression: An Introduction” – here.Download PDF