TD Ameritrade Gets Whistleblower Suit Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday sent a whistleblower suit against TD Ameritrade Inc. to arbitration, ruling that a employee who was terminated after alleging securities violations has a claim under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, but can't use the law to void an arbitration agreement.

U.S. District Court Judge Susan D. Wigenton granted TD Ameritrade's motion to send the suit to arbitration, ruling that Boris Khazin, a former investment oversight officer with TD, could not circumvent an arbitration clause in his employment contract. Khazin's suit was based on alleged violations of the Dodd-Frank Act, which...

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