Smith Barney Wins Injunction In Spat Over Client List

Law360 (May 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has granted Citigroup Global Markets Inc. division Smith Barney an injunction as the brokerage presses allegations, made in a separate proceeding, that a former employee misappropriated trade secrets and committed fraud by taking a juicy client list to rival Ameriprise Advisory Services Inc.

Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Tuesday granted Smith Barney's bid for an injunction, ordering the return of the relevant client information and its removal from Ameriprise's custody and blocking the...
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