Moody's Wins Toss Of Whistleblower Termination Suit

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 5:28 PM EST) -- Moody's Investors Service Inc. has won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a former analyst who alleged he was fired for complaining that one of his superiors had violated company policy and perhaps federal securities laws.

Judge Sidney H. Stein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Moody's motion for summary judgment on Nov. 23. The judge stated his reasons at a court hearing, though a transcript of his comments was not immediately available Monday.

In dispute was when Moody's...
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