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Thomson Reuters Slams Whistleblower's Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Thomson Reuters Corp. on Friday blasted claims that it fired an employee for leaking to the FBI suspected insider trading violations, urging a New York federal judge to toss the former salesman's suit for failing to qualify as a whistleblower action under the Dodd-Frank Act.

The suit brought by Mark Rosenblum in April is riddled with flaws, the most fatal of which is failing to show that the Dodd-Frank Act applies in the case, according to Reuter's motion to dismiss. Rosenblum accused the multinational news wire service of firing him two months after he told federal authorities that the company wrongfully released...

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