Aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty
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A claim for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty requires:
- a fiduciary duty on the part of the primary wrongdoer;
- a breach of this fiduciary duty;
- knowledge of the breach by the alleged aider and abettor; and
- the aider and abettor's substantial assistance or encouragement of the wrongdoing.
Sensormatic Electronics Corp. v. TAG Co. US, LLC, 632 F. Supp. 2d 1147, 1192 (S.D. Fla. 2008); Court Appointed Receiver of Lancer Offshore, Inc. v. Citco Group, Ltd., No. 05-60080, 2008 WL 926513, at * 5 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 31, 2008); Bruhl v. Price Waterhousecoopers Intern., No. 03-23044-Civ, 2007 WL 983263, at * 10 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 27, 2007); In re Caribbean K Line, Ltd, 288 B.R. 908, 919 (S.D. Fla. 2002); AmeriFirst Bank v. Bomar, 757 F. Supp. 1365, 1380 (S.D. Fla.1991).