NY Court Won't Send Aon Trade Secrets Suit To Calif.

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 4:59 PM EST) -- A New York state appeals court on Thursday refused to dismiss Aon Corp.'s suit against two executives who allegedly orchestrated a mass exodus to rival Alliant Insurance Services Inc., rejecting the executives' effort to litigate the case in California.

Agreeing with a lower court, the New York Appellate Division said a declaratory judgment suit filed in California by former Aon exec Peter Arkley and others — and his effort to dismiss Aon's New York suit in favor of it — were a thinly veiled bid to...
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