UBS Analyst's Whistleblower Claims Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 6:34 PM EST) -- A former UBS AG mortgage analyst who claims he was fired after refusing to modify his research to be more favorable to the bank must bring his claims in arbitration, a New York federal judge ruled Monday, putting his lawsuit on hold.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla said that a UBS arbitration agreement applies to Trevor Murray, a commercial mortgage strategist who says he was fired after complaining to his superiors at the bank about pressure to skew research to support the bank’s mortgage-backed securities...
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