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UBS Whistleblower Ruling Reignites Arbitration Debate

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 8:38 PM EST) -- A recent decision forcing a former UBS AG mortgage bond analyst to pursue his retaliation claims through arbitration highlights an explosive legal issue, experts say: whether Dodd-Frank Act whistleblowers who have signed arbitration agreements deserve their day in court.

A New York federal judge ruled Monday that ex-UBS worker Trevor Murray must arbitrate claims that he was fired for complaining that senior employees pressured him to skew research to support the bank’s mortgage-backed securities trading and loan origination activities. The suit was filed under the anti-retaliation...
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