UBS Whistleblower Claim Paused Ahead Of High Court Ruling

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (November 27, 2017, 7:34 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge cited an anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in holding off on ruling Monday on whether a former UBS Financial Services Inc. executive can pursue a Dodd-Frank Act claim against the company, but said the whistleblower action could at least proceed under a Florida statute.

Given the high court’s upcoming decision in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, U.S. District Judge William J. Martini stopped short of ruling on UBS’ argument that Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower protections do not extend to plaintiff Craig D....
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